What percentage is real estate agent compensated in each sale?

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  • 7 years ago
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    The standard is 6% and it is divided between 4 people, with each usually getting 1.5%

    5% commissions are pretty common these days, banks ony pay that in my state.

  • Lisa L
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    Yes a 3-3 split is the norm but then the broker gets a cut. Also a listing agent pays for advertising & both agents have expenses. In most instances no taxes are paid by the broker so the agent is considered self-employed. That 3% dwindles quickly.

  • Rick B
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    That is negotiable.

    But it is typically 3% to the buyer's agent and 3% to the seller's agent.

  • 7 years ago

    i have never seen a 6% listing fee, I have seen 7%.

    and in commercial, 10-15%

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