Interview several agents and talk to them about this.
I would suggest that you find out if your house has any special assets or issues that may affect your marketing time.
When you look at the time it takes to sell a home, and then adjust the commission for the time, you'll find that most real estate professionals are less expensive that most other professionals.
Otherwise, each professional would only need to sell one or two properties occasionally to make a living.
True full-time professionals have many deals going at the same time so they can make a living.
They just get paid all at once instead of monthly or weekly - and it is for the work they have completed.
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