Confused about how commissions work?I asked my realtor for a 4% total commission for the sale of my old house and purchase of my new house. They agreed to the 4%, but how is this broken down between the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home?August 25 2014 - US00YesReport 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.