AgentMarkets & Economy

Will new commission models die in the next downturn?

These innovations are working right now in a seller's market, but changing market conditions could wreck the whole strategy
Published on Mar 28, 2016
  • Cutting commission is a losing proposition.
  • Not all agents are worth full commission, but there are plenty of stellar agents who are.
  • In seller's markets, it's easy to put a listing under contract. But in a buyer's market, it all changes.

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Alternative business models that offer new commission models including a reduced commission in exchange for less service typically explode in seller's markets. Do these models represent the future, or will most disappear in the next downturn ...