There is no standard or rule for commissions paid to agent's.
A fair commission is one the agent is willing to accept, and the seller is willing to pay.
Please be careful choosing an agent who will charge a cut rate commission. If he/she can not negotiate decent terms for themselves how can yo fully trust they will fight for you?
Kawain Payne, Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Seal Beach Ca
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Exactly has other have already said, there isn't a standard and if you find a Realtor telling you that their standard fee is "such and such" don't be afraid or embarrassed to report them. We work for whatever has been agreed upon at the beginning of the relationship (between client and Realtor). I'm sure this has already been answered by countless agents, but I thought I would add my two cents.
Sebastian Smith, Realtor
JP & Partners
RE/MAX Realty Team #1 in Lee County!