Unlike sellers who have a contractual relationship with the real estate agent who lists their house, buyers are not tied to the agent who helps them find a home. If you don’t think the agent you are using is doing a good job, talks too much, smokes too much, or just plain rubs you the wrong way, by all means find another agent, and another one after that if you don’t like the second one.
Unless you are working with a buyer’s agent, with whom you do have a formal agreement; you do not owe the agent anything. If an agent introduces you to a home that you eventually purchase, the agent will receive a commission which is paid by the seller out of the proceeds from the sale. Read More