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Denise, Home Seller in Adrian, MI

What is the normal commission per home sale?

Asked by Denise, Adrian, MI Thu Nov 4, 2010

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How much is it worth to sell your home for top dollar as quickly as possible? That is what you are negotiating. As a seller, I rather pay a little more and ask for a lot more from my agent than pay a little less and hope for the best.
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I agree with the other posters. There is no set amount for our commissions. The commission is negotiated between the seller and their agent.

Best of luck to you!
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Derek is correct. We cannot answer that question. I would simply say - negotiate every time.
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Denise,

In accordance with federal law, an agent can not state a particular commission rate as, "standard."
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There is no "normal" commission.

First, it's negotiable.

Second, different commissions may be charged based on a whole series of factors: The amount of effort/marketing you expect your agent to do. The price of the home. The business model used by the agent and by the agent's broker. Whether the seller wishes to buy a home using the same agent. Customs and practices in different areas of the country. And the list goes on.

Call half a dozen agents in your area. Ask them what they charge. And make sure you ask what services you'll receive for that commission.

Hope that helps.
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
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There isn't a 'normal' commission. That's usually decided between the seller and the listing agent. Like everything else in real estate, it's negotiable.
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