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Over 2,000 home sales.

I believe real estate agent commissions should be reasonable. Though I have become increasingly successful over the years, reaching Top 5% in the country, we have maintained a reasonable commission rate.

In the Portland metro area and in SW Washington we charge 4% max. We earn 1.75% and give 2.25% to the buyer’s agent, one of the most commonly offered rates.

In Salem and Bend metro areas, we charge 4.5% max and split the commission with the buyers agent.

Click the Roster for our services areas throughout Oregon and Washington. While we charge a real estate commission rate that is less than the national average, we still pay more to market our clients’ homes so they sell faster and for more, and we always offer cancel anytime contracts for no charge.

4% Max. Commission in Portland and SW Washington

Despite our team’s long history of success, we are firmly dedicated to charging a reasonable commission rate.

Dual Representation Commission Discount – 3%

If a buyer reaches out to us and wants the listing agent to represent them (both sides) the total commission is 3% in Oregon or Washington. We only do this if it is something the seller desires and with the seller’s full permission. This is called Disclosed Limited Agency, the buyer and seller have to both agree to this in writing. This situation often comes up if the seller already knows the buyer or if the buyer happens to be an investor (someone who buys and sells real estate frequently) and doesn’t feel the need to have a buyer’s agent.

Yes, it is true. Anytime during our listing period the seller can give us 24 hour notice to cancel the listing agreement and they will not be charged. After the 24 hour notice expires, the seller can sell it themselves or hire a different real estate agent with no strings attached (this is not typical in our industry). The only time the seller cannot cancel is when we are in an active contract with a buyer. We believe in fair and easy contracts that don’t lock the seller in.

Top Portland, Oregon Real Estate Agent - Stephen FitzMaurice

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We often generate over 100,000+ online views on average per listing! We are not simply on all the tens of thousands of real estate websites, we pay extra to the top real estate sites in the country to push your listing forward, so it gets found faster and more often.

Stephen FitzMaurice
  • Top 5% Agent in the U.S.
  • Principal Broker in Oregon
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I am so grateful for my choice in Stephen. Being able to have total confidence in him made the experience of selling my house stress free. He is friendly, focused, professional, and to the point. Best Realtor I have ever used, period.