Shouldn’t Real Estate Commissions Be Lower?

In DeSoto Texas, the Internet has made the job of a real estate agent much easier and less time-consuming. Agents don’t have to jump in the car every time something needs to get done. The 6% real estate commission system designed in the 1970’s, is still upheld by many brokerages. More than ever before, representing buyers and sellers is a tabletop business and escalating home prices don’t justify higher commissions. Researching the market is no longer an Easter Egg Hunt where only the agent knows where the homes for sale are. Tools, technology, and rules of fairness have made finding homes, writing contracts, negotiating, presenting, and executing contracts, more efficient than ever before. 

Infographic - The 6% real estate commission system designed in the 1970’s, is still upheld by many brokerages. More than ever before, representing buyers and sellers is a tabletop business and escalating home prices don’t justify higher commissions.
Source: Median and Average Sales Prices of New Homes Sold in United States In Dallas Texas, the Internet has made the job of a real estate agent much easier and less time-consuming. Agents don’t have to jump in the car every time something needs to get done. The 6% real estate commission system designed in the 1970’s, is still upheld by many brokerages. More than ever before, representing buyers and sellers is a tabletop business and escalating home prices don’t justify higher commissions. Researching the market is no longer an Easter Egg Hunt where only the agent knows where the homes for sale are. Tools, technology, and rules of fairness have made finding homes, writing contracts, negotiating, presenting, and executing contracts, more efficient than ever before.

Live, work and play in DeSoto, Texas a progressive community with a small-town feeling, rich in diversity and the cultural arts. Located in the “Best Southwest” – the southwest corner of Dallas County – DeSoto offers fine housing, friendly neighborhoods, a great school system, updated parks, restaurants and shopping.  The DeSoto Independent School District is a small, suburban district that enjoys small town support of academics and athletics, along with taxpayer support for upgraded facilities, technology and instructional support. DeSoto is a city in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 51,102. DeSoto is a suburb of Dallas and is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster.

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