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How To Negotiate Real Estate Agent Commission In Charlotte

July 16th, 2021

Do you think the commission for your real estate agent is a little too much?

Well, there’s a chance to work something out through negotiation. And, if they say their rate is non-negotiable, it's probably time to look for a different agent.

Agent commissions are ALWAYS open to negotiation.

As professional home buyers based in Charlotte, buying and selling real estate has allowed us to gain some familiarity with the negotiation process. Leverage is key when it comes to negotiation with a real estate agent.

Here are the things we recommend doing to sway things in your favour.

Home Desirability

A home that is located in a desirable neighborhood and at an ideal price-point for buyers would most likely sell fast, making the real estate agent job easy. If that is the case with your home, you might be able to negotiate a lower commission.

Price Point of Your Property

The pricier your home, the more money your real estate agent stands to make, even with a slightly lower commission rate. So if your home is high-value, then it’s worth asking the agent if they can take a lower commission.

Time Of Year

Another thing to look at is the time of the year you want to sell. Homes tend to sell a lot quicker during the summer season. So, you have a better chance of negotiating a lower commission rate selling in the summer than say winter when it is harder to sell.

We hope you’ve gained some insights to use in negotiation with your agent. But if you'd rather sell fast without the hassle of agent commissions or fees, we can help you. We buy houses in any condition in Charlotte, NC for cash. We can close in as little as two weeks and you don't pay any closing costs.

Call us at (704) 461-0576 to learn more or fill in the quick form below. We will get back to you to answer any questions you might have.

At Ultimate Offer Property Buyers, we offer a simple, fast and stress-free way to sell your house.

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