Realtor trustWhen buying a home, you will need to place a lot of trust in your realtor for them to advise you in the best course of action and negotiate on your behalf. However, they are out to make as much money as they can, typically a certain percent of the sale. Therefore, the more the closing price, the more they get paid. So even though they are supposed to be experts in real estate, it is not smart for them get you the best deal. So are they the best people to negotiate for you? What are some signs that might lead you to question the actions or advice of your realtor? How is it possible to trust them when you are a first home buyer and are unfamiliar with the buying process? Is there a good chance that you will get ripped off?December 10 2010 - 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.