Realtor Fees: Are Realtor Fees Negotiable?


The standard rate in real estate is a 3 percent commission for the buyer’s agent and a 3 percent commission for the seller’s agent. But are those Realtor fees negotiable? Like almost anything else in life, the answer is a big yes. But if you want a break on fees, you need to bring something to the table yourself to show why you should get a cut. Continue reading

Upstarts Undercut Traditional Agent Fees

real estate appsIn industries ranging from banking and investments to retail and real estate, technology is overturning tradition. In real estate, there is a long-standing tradition where clients pay a 6% fee to their real estate agent for helping them through the transaction. 6% is a lot, so some newer companies and tech startups are looking to undercut the traditional 6% fee. Continue reading