Our commission rates

We're a full service agency and have some of the most competitive rates in the market. See how our residential and rural commission rates compare to other companies.

Our commission calculator

Type of Property
Selling Price
Commission
Commission $8,000
G.S.T $1,200
Total $9,200

See how we compare

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Selling price Barfoot & Thompson commission Typical Auckland commission*
$400,000 $15,928 $17,238
$500,000 $18,228 $20,025
$750,000 $23,978 $26,232
$1,000,000 $29,728 $32,438
$1,500,000 $41,228 $44,852
$2,000,000 $52,728 $57,265
$3,000,000 $75,728 $82,091
$5,000,000  $121,728  $131,744 

Independently researched average is the average of rates from selected offices of Harcourts, Ray White, Professionals, Remax, Bayleys, Harveys, First National, Premium, Unlimited Potential and Mike Pero. Independently researched by TRA, Feburary 2015. Calculations include GST at 15% and are rounded to nearest dollar. Applies to residential sales only.

Understanding commission rates and fees

Residential sales commission rate calculation (GST exclusive)

  • On the first $300,000 of the purchase price* 3.95%
  • On the balance of the purchase price* 2.0% 
  • Minimum commission rate of $8000 + GST

Rural sales commission rate calculation (GST exclusive)

  • On the first $400,000 of the purchase price* - 3.95% 
  • On the balance of the purchase price* - 2.0% 
  • Minimum commission rate of $8000 + GST

* Purchase price: Where the price is:

(a) "Inclusive of GST (if any)" the fee is charged on the GST inclusive amount
(b) "Plus GST" the fee is charged on the GST exclusive amount.

Looking for commercial rates?

For information about commercial commission rates, contact one of our commercial salespeople.