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Discount brokerages launch fresh attacks on size of residential fees

13 days ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

The age-old question of what justifies broker fees often comes up as people embark on buying or selling their homes - and discount brokerages are egging on the conversation. American home sellers and buyers pay among the highest fees to agents, the New York Times reported. In the U.S., the standard fee is 6 percent, with 3 percent going to the seller's and buyer's agents, respectively. Compare that to Asia or Europe, where standard broker
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