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Paying a realtor?

When you are buying a house, do you pay the realtor on top of the purchase price, or is it included?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:04 PM on Mar. 1, 2009 in Home & Garden

Answers (4)
  • They get a percentage of the purchase price.

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 11:10 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • ...and you don't pay them from your comes from your loan I believe.

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 11:11 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • It is included in the purchase price. I think the standard rate is 6% of purchase price...3% for seller's Realtor and 3% for buyers realtor. If someone sells their house "For Sale By Owner" then they are saving the 3% that would have gone towards the seller's Realtor.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 11:13 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • thanks so much!

    Answer by damira at 11:31 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

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