If you’e ever bought a new home or sold a home using a real estate agent you know they make a hefty commission off the sale of your home. Do they really make that much money when they sell your house and what do they do for the money they do make? Maybe you could save a lot of money by selling your house FSBO of For Sale By Owner?
Before you do that consider what the real cost is of having someone take care of all the big and small details for you, a professional who knows what they are doing. You might be surprised to learn that a realtor doesn’t make that much off each sale.
This infographic shows the amount of money the real estate agent earns off the sale of each home. It does not show you how much you save by having a professional involved with the sale of your home. Having a realtor can save you all kinds of time and money because they know how to sell a home.