Just for the record, is illegal for a Realtor to give a buyer or 3rd party a cut from his or her earnings . If that is your approach you are not interested in the service and quite frankly is very disrespectful . I will run form a buyer or seller that from the get go is disrespecting me and my work like that . to bring perspective, how would you like me to ask you upfront for $3000 prepaid service fee so we can just hop in my car a see some houses? It works both ways. Many agents like me have to take training test, and constant renewals of our relocation specialist status ,not to mention to be in a certain grade of success and expertise in order to be eligible to be part of the agents servicing the Movers advantage program. In my case , ranked as #7 top producer in my entire area . As all Realtors, we are 100% commission , no base salary, no benefits, no insurance yet we gladly invest upfront time , effort , know how , expertise, advice an counseling without mentioning hours and hours of driving and catering to our customers to help them in the biggest financial investment of their lives where closing time is the only time we get compensation for all our work. If we don't close, we don't get paid regardless of all the months or weeks of hard work . Plain and simple. With that said, by us choosing to take part of the movers advantage program puts us in direct contact with those buyers or sellers that are committed to work immediately and they are ready to go. As a Movers Advantage agent I can say that is a decision for us to be part of the program or not. No one forces us as agents or we are blindsided in how it works , no one is forced to use it as buyer or sellers either. The service you deserve as a customer should no be influenced by the amount of money you might receive as a movers advantage member or the amount of money I earned for the services I rendered at the end of the transaction . It is up to each individual agent to discern how their resources are used within their business strategy to generate and service leads and prospects. Many other tools like the movers advantage program are available to not only connect buyers ,sellers, bankers and Realtors but geared to expand services that aim to enhance the experience and rhythm of the housing business . I love being part of it , and I see it as a great investment for the business, the buyers , sellers and the general industry .