Do you have to pay a realtor if you decide not to buy?
A: Typically you owe nothing to the Realtor and they usually cannot charge you anything as well.
Successful Realtors usually set rigid guidelines to how they will work with buyers for exactly the reasons you have mentioned.
If agents are not careful, they can spend a lot of time, effort and fuel without getting paid.21 Feb 2012
Do you pay a real estate agent if you are the buyer?
The seller effectively pays your buyer’s agent to negotiate on your behalf. There are circumstances under which a buyer might pay a brokerage directly, such as when there’s no commission offered because the property is for sale by owner. But the commission is typically paid by the seller to the listing brokerage.
Do I need a realtor to buy a new home?
It is important with a new-home purchase that a buyer hire a real estate agent to represent them in this process. As a real estate agent who specializes in an area with a lot of new construction, buyers ask me all the time if they can use a real estate agent when they are purchasing new construction. The answer is yes.10 Apr 2015
Why use a realtor when buying a home?
Agents may be able to give you access to more listings (including those that are For Sale By Owner). They can also help you avoid paying too much for a property. Negotiating the price and sale conditions. Your agent can serve as a liaison between you and pushy sellers or seller’s agents.21 May 2018