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Old 04-30-2018, 09:48 AM
 
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I think the argument Redfin would make is that they are providing a "full service" representation for a 1% (or I believe 1.5% in some markets) listing commission. They are not just "placing it online." Sure, you might get a bad Redfin agent, but you can get a bad "traditional" agent too.
I think it's a good start to cut some commissions out, like someone once posted when I asked what listing agents do and the answer was play golf. When I was looking at homes only one listing agent was there and I think she was just training someone. The buyer's agent does most of the work showing the homes.
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Oregon
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Wait, they expect you to pay 1% upfront to list on their site with no guarantees? That's $3K up front for a $300,000 home.

The front page says 1.5% listing fee.
Maybe that is the commission price you pay after your home sells, because it was listed with Redfin. The listing agent and the buyer's agent both usually get a cut of the fee after the sale. But it looks like Redfin is giving a discount on the usual ( up to 5% maybe).
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