Well, first of all, YOU do work with a REaltor, who has sold your house before, I am assuming at that time was your listing agent, and now your are using that same agent as your Buyers Agent....
Now is this agent not explaining the full situation to you???? He or she should and if not yet then
very soon..... Obviously this agent you trust, negotiated a price for you right? So now the question is
is the property you are buying listed with another brokerage and is on the Multiple listing service?
The only way that YOU the buyer should be responsible for the 2.5 % which sounds like a commission percentage and other fee, is if the Seller is selling by owner and there is no other
Realtor involved.... Then the buyers agent in order to get paid for his or her services will want to be
paid by the buyer, but that should have been decided and agreed upon with you, preferably in
Try to get your answers from your Realtor, I am sure there is a good explanation for it.
Hope this helps...
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