The simple answer to that question is (The Seller) BUT let us not to forget seller may add the commission on top of the asking price and that would be the gross asking price. Buyer may negotiate the price when both parties reach an agreement they may enter into a binding purchase contract, the buyer would end paying the price that they had been agreed upon, and that is called the gross purchase price! Is that legal. YES, it is.
Free Advertising. One of an agent’s challenge is to make your home available by explores it to bigger pools of people the bigger the pools the bigger the chance to be sold. They may take photos, post online ads, use social media, host open houses, and anything else that puts your home in front of qualified buyers.
Pre-qualified buyers. Not everyone like your home can buy it. A real estate agent should do all the necessary work to make sure your interested person in your house is preapproved for a home loan. The agent takes that prospective buyer to a mortgage broker for qualifies as a prospective buyer.
Getting your money (Closing). Let your agent guide you to the ultimate step that is closing on your property and exchanging titles and deeds. These are big transactions - selling your home can feel overwhelming, but there's no need to panic. Just keep in mind that, ultimately, you have a savvy agent on your side who will weigh out the pros and cons of that transaction, from listing your home until you get paid and transfer ownership to your buyer. That agent knows how to take the necessary steps to get a final profit out of your home that will make you happy.