Are real estate commissions negotiable?

This question “are real estate commissions negotiable?” or “will you reduce your commission?” inevitably come up. Let’s face it, selling or buying a home is not cheap, but we all want to save where we can. So, it’s a normal question. Some agents get upset when asked and they shouldn’t. It’s a fair question. The answer is not as simple as it would appear. Read on and be sure to send me your comments! All feedback is always appreciated!