You may find, however, that your ability to negotiate a lower commission is greatest when an offer is on the table. Because you dont want to give other agents working with buyers a reason not to sell your house, have your listing agent cut his take rather than reduce the commission that you advertise youre willing to pay to an agent who brings you a buyer.In terms of the length of the listing sales agreement you make with an agent, three months is reasonable.
When you give an agent a listing thats too long 6 to 12 months in duration, the agent may simply toss your listing into the multiple listing site and expend little effort to sell your property. Practically speaking, if your home hasnt sold, you can fire your agent whenever you want, regardless of the length of the listing agreement. However, a shorter listing may be more motivating for your agent.Selling