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    Default Selling house and commission

    We put our house on the market recently. Before it went on the market the agent gave us a figure and told us his commission. The figure was in line with what we were told by other agents. Within the last couple week a few houses near us have gone above what was expected and now or agent is saying we are likely to get a higher figure but he is trying to push for higher then that. (New figure is 1.3 times old figure) and he's asked for a higher commission.


    Is this normal?

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    Commission is usually a % so the higher the sell price the higher $ the commission. He's possibly just quoting you what the dollar value is at the higher sell price so you know.

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    @Elijahs Mum might be able to help with this.

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    Not normal - in a booming market like now we can negotiate at the time of signing a bonus clause ( say anything over a certain amount the agent can get an extra % or $) if you are really happy you can give him a bonus
    but asking for one or trying to up your commission afterwards is tacky and unprofessional in my opinion !

    Tell him to sell it for as much as he can and take what he agreed on!

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    Default Selling house and commission

    Elijahs mum, would you mind if I pm 'd you

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    Of course not!

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