What you need to know before signing a contract with a realtor

Source: Ilyce Glink & Samuel Tamkin, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

Your agent has given you a typical listing agreement form. The length of the listing agreement, who pays for the closing costs (or other costs like document preparation fees), and the entire agreement is generally negotiable.

You can change the amount of the commission, exclude dual agency and cross out the closing cost paragraph. But before you do, you might want to know what the custom is in your area relating to these matters.

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