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if i buy a house for sale by the owner do i have to pay my realtor a commision ?

  • August 26 2013 - US
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It depends on your agreement with your agent. 
  • August 26 2013
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You could possibly be responsible for paying a commission. I would recommend you talk to an agent about the FSBO situation for more details.
  • August 26 2013
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Maybe.

Some sellers of FSBOs are willing to pay a buyer's agent commission, not all.  Therefore, if the seller is not willing to pay it and you wish to use a buyer's agent, you will have to pay it.   Please discuss this in detail with your agent  sooner rather than later so you have no surprises after you start looking at FSBOs.

  • August 26 2013
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No, only if you want to. You find the house FSBO then no commission is paid to Realtor.
  • August 26 2013
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