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If I am selling my house and I get a full price offer, but decide not to sell. Am I legally obligated to pay the real estate agent their commission?
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In most cases yes, I am afraid. The reason is because if the agent did their job by bringing an able and willing buyer, then they have EARNED their commission. While it depends on the contract, most contracts would then trigger their commission.

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