Discount Brokers Can Make Selling a Home Less Costly
.Traditional brokers face increasing competition from fee-for-service brokers who charge only for those services the consumer actually buys. Consumers with the option of choosing a fee-for-service broker can save thousands of dollars by purchasing only those services they need.
Certain States Require Consumers to Purchase Brokerage Services
A number of states have enacted laws that require consumers to purchase brokerage services they may not want, with no option to waive the extra items. These so-called “minimum service” laws diminish consumer choice and raise the cost of selling a home.