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Old 07-28-2009, 08:09 AM
Location: Weaverville
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Anyone sold a house lately and can tell me how much the various fess will be? Trying to decided when to jump into the market and figure out how much I'll have to shell out. also, how variable are the realtors fess these days? Are they all asking for 6% from the seller? Thanks
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:29 AM
Location: Chesterfield, VA
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As a general rule of thumb, I normally tell buyers to expect to pay approximately 3% of the cost of the home, and sellers will pay 1%. Keep in mind that many buyers are requesting assistance with their closing costs as well.

On the commission, that is always negotiable.
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