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How much do real estate agents make after paying brokers?
On a $100,000 sale of a house, the agent might earn a $3,000 commission (all commissions are negotiable). Here is what the agent may earn after paying their broker in a high-split scenario:
What should a real estate agent look for in a broker?
A real estate agent who is looking to start a career out of real estate will want a broker that will offer training and accountability. The agent might make less money on each deal with a higher commission split going to the broker, but they will probably sell many more houses and make more money with training and accountability.
How much does a real estate agent take home?
In reality, agents take home a lot less at the end of each sale ?typically 1.5%. So, for a $250,000 home, an agent takes home approximately $3,750. Since home sales generally involve two agents ?one representing the buyer and one representing the seller ?the seller agent charges the full commission and then splits it with the buyer agent.
What is a broker broker?
Brokers are agents who earned real estate broker licenses in their state. To earn this title, states require brokers to work for 2? years as agents first, complete additional training, and pass the real estate broker exam. In most cases, your agent doesn get to keep the full commission all to themselves.