- Nov 3, 2019
I found a house on Zillow. Why do I need a realtor?
A few days ago, a friend of mine in another state called to ask this question. It opened my eyes to the many misconceptions buyers have about realtors. My first response was, "Well, first of all, as a buyer? It is FREE for you." * Yes, that's right. The seller pays the fees to the real estate agents. Not the buyer. In most cases, that's about 6-7 percent of the cost of the house. As a buyer, if you don't bring a realtor to assist you, the seller's agent gets the whole