Commissions

HOW MUCH SHOULD I PAY A REAL ESTATE AGENT TO SELL MY PROPERTY?

A good real estate agent is worth their weight in gold.

They can mean the difference between getting the average price for suburb and setting the new benchmark for the suburb from the sale of your property.

In Australia, there is no fixed rule for how much the agent will charge you as commission. This means YOU can negotiate hard for your commission. Our research has given us an insight as to how much you can expect to pay for your real estate depending on which state you are selling in.

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*Commissions vary depending on where your property is located and between metro and regional areas.

Most agents and vendors agree on one of the following types of Commission
  •  Fixed - The agent charges you a fixed dollar amount of the sale price. This is arrangement is common in regional areas. Use our commission calculator below to get an idea of how much you will get in your pocket.
  • Percentage - The agent charges you a fixed percentage of the sale price. Common in metro areas. Use our commission calculator below to get an idea of how much you will get in your pocket.

  • Tiered - The agent charges you a sliding scale depending on the final sale price. The scale depends on your negotiation with the agent. Use our commission calculator below to get an idea of how much you will get in your pocket.

Final Sale Price
$5,000
Select your fixed agent commission rate
$1
Final Sale Price:
$
Commission:
%
In Your Pocket:
$
Final Sale Price
$5,000
Select your percentage agent commission rate
1%
Final Sale Price:
$
Commission:
$
In Your Pocket:
$
Agreed target sale price
$5,000
Tier 1
Tier 2
Select commission rate under $5,000
1%
Tier 1
Select commission rate above $5,000
1%
Tier 2
Final sale price
$5,000
Final Sale Price:
$
Commission:
$
In Your Pocket:
$
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