Do you look at commission rate before you decide to show a property?
By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
Do you look at commission rate before you decide to show a property? Over the years, I've had many different types of conversations with agents regarding the selling commission offered on listings.To be honest, on a rare occasion, I have seen some quite ridiculous commission rates offered on the MLS. It's like "I'm sorry, is this just for gas money?" Where's the beef?! LOL! I've probably seen that more so on lease listings that listings for sale.Yet at the same time, all of us see "selling side bonuses" being offered. Many cases if there is an accepted offer by a certain date.I certainly understand the theory of providing incentives to agents to show, and eventually sell a property.But my question is: Do agents actually "screen" properties by selling side commission before they ev...