Will you discount your fees so I can buy this house?
A conversation that is happening more and more frequently is when a buyer asks you to reduce or remove your buyer side commission on your listing and pass the savings on to them.
Their argument is that they will simply "represent themselves". Of course the reality is that you will still be the one writing the offer, negotiating the sale, opening escrow, arranging financing, attending inspections, negotiating inspections, attending the appraisal, and attending to a million other unforeseen bumps along the way until you reach a successful closing.
So how do you respond to this request? Watch this quick video for three scripts to use in the field.
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Jim Remley is a nationally recognized expert in the field of residential real estate. Entering the real estate industry at the age of 19 he began an unlikely rise from college drop out to real estate Rock Star by becoming ranked in the top 1% of REALTORS® nationwide. Implementing game-changing strategies and deploying the latest technology advances Jim shattered sales records by listing over 150 properties in one twelve month period. At 24 he opened his first Real Estate Company and grew the company to 17 offices becoming the largest independent real estate company in the State of Oregon.
Today Jim leads one of the largest real estate firms in the state of Oregon with over $800 million dollars in sales volume a year with just over 160 active Brokers. As a consultant, author, speaker, and trainer Jim has one mission – to create abundance through simplicity of action. In 2018 Jim launched www.erealestatecoach.com an On-Demand Video Coaching platform designed for REALTORS to tap into highly focused information and actionable ideas based on thousands of interviews with top producers from across the country.
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