Commissions, in theory are negotiable between client and broker/agent. Please note that buyer does not pay commission - it comes from the seller and is established at the time listing is taken. Agent can negotiate within guidelines of his broker - some brokers will not allow discounts. I am not aware of any list of brokers/agents willing to accept fix commission - something like this may exist? Any self employed broker - like myself, can negotiate any number. It really depends on how "hungry" broker is? I have done it in the past.
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To respond to a previous answer by Sam % based Brokers do take less in commission when the economy is down. Prices of homes are less thus pay in less in real $$. Our fixed cost and overhead aren't going down so yes belts are tightened.
Invest in Tuscon, a thing to think about is by choosing someone that is % based they share in the risk of the sales price when choosing a fixed price there is no risk of a lower sale. Also most fixed payment companies I know will charge the price if sold or not. Not saying one way is better, study your options and hire the best broker.
Best of luck to you!!
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Hope this answers your question
Keller Williams Southern AZ
There are flat rate services out there. You pay $x to get listed on the MLS. You pay $x if you want a sign out front. You pay $x for every add-on. Those are pretty easy to find. Here's a search link that'll bring up a whole bunch: http://www.google.com/search?q=flat+rate+mls+tucson+az&r
And remember that commissions are negotiable. If you're bringing in a steady stream of business to a Realtor, you certainly should ask for (and may well get) a reduced commission.
Hope that helps.