CommissionsJust how flexible are realtor commissions? Does the agency have any control over whether an agent of theirs can drop his commission or not? When an agent approaches a FSBO with a prospective buyer for example, can the owner ask the realtor to reduce his commission to less then the standard 3%?July 21 2012 - Lee00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.