Sellers Decide How Much Commission to Offer Buyer Agents

Control and knowledge go hand-in-hand at because we make sure you fully understand how much commission is being offered to the agents most responsible for selling your home, the buyer's agents.

Flat fee MLS allows the seller to decide on exactly how much commission is to be offered to the buyer's agent. When listing your home, will ask you many questions regarding your home, one of which is “how much to offer the buyer's agent”.

Your answer will determine what is entered into your local MLS under “co-brokerage” commission. has no set rate or commission to offer to agents. It can be as low as 1% and as high as 10%. Some flat fee MLS plans offer special marketing designed to attract attention to your flat fee MLS listing which are centered around the concept that agents may be more motivated to sell your home if you offer a higher than normal buyer's agent commission. This marketing is called Street Smart ADDvantage® Realtor® E-Blast.

The special Realtor email campaign is sent twice per month to many agents within 35 miles of your home listed on, if your buyer's agent commission is 4% or greater. View a sample of the Street Smart ADDvantage® Realtor® E-Blast.