Suppose your boss comes to you and asks you to work on a special project. It will take 3-6 months, you will work weekends and evenings, you won't get paid until the project is totally completed and you will cover all of your expenses out of your own pocket without reimbursement.
And you will only be paid 2/3 of your regular salary. Sound fair?
If an agent is not willing to take a strong stand on protecting their own interests in a transaction, what makes you think that agent will take a strong stand with buyers in protecting your interests? A competent, professional, successful agent will not only protect you, they will be a skilled enough negotiator to save you money elsewhere in the transaction. You get what you pay for, Dora. Do you want to trust the sale of your home to an agent in the habit of making quick concessions?... more