Understanding what agents do for their commission, who pays realtor fees, and how that money is distributed between the agents, is the key to answering some of the even more pressing questions— i.e., can you negotiate realtor fees, and how can you reduce real estate commission.
Most home sellers don’t need to pay capital gains taxes, but if you do, here’s how to curb your tax burden. Learn about qualifying for Section 121 exclusion, using a 1031 exchange, and other methods to avoid leaving money on the table when you sell your home.
Like most traditional brokerages, Help-U-Sell is a franchise. Each office is independently owned and operated, which means fees, services, and agent quality will vary between locations. Here’s what you need to know.
Redefy Real Estate is a discount real estate brokerage that advertises realtor commission savings for home sellers. Most sellers pay a flat $3,500 listing fee, instead of the 2.5-3% rate that agents typically charge. However, as the Redefy reviews we’ll cover illustrate, your potential savings come with some pretty big risks.
Limited-service real estate agents offer fewer realty services at a lower rate. Sounds simple, right? Not exactly. We cover pros and cons of limited-service real estate agents, and discuss who should — and shouldn’t — use this approach.