Zillow Advice: Buying Process - When buying a house if you buy through a realtor do you pay them if their not the ones' who listed. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/When-buying-a-house-if-you-buy-through-a-realtor-do-you-pay-them-if-their-not-the-ones%27-who-listed/315172/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Contracts are with the companies ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/When-buying-a-house-if-you-buy-through-a-realtor-do-you-pay-them-if-their-not-the-ones%27-who-listed/315172/ Contracts are with the companies not the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/real-estate-agents/">realtors</a> themselves.&nbsp; If a realestate agency is listing a property, the company offers $X commission, that commission is payable to the company represented by the buyer agent.&nbsp; When you enter into a buyer agency agreement with a company, the agent will explain how&nbsp;he/she will be compensated.&nbsp;&nbsp;Some agents accept the commission paid by the listing company as full compensation, other times the buyer&nbsp;pays the difference between what the listing company offers and what the buyer agency fee is.&nbsp; Please discuss this issue with your buyer agent. Fri, 15 Jan 2010 19:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/When-buying-a-house-if-you-buy-through-a-realtor-do-you-pay-them-if-their-not-the-ones%27-who-listed/315172/ 2010-01-15T19:33:00Z