When a FSBO seller asks the buyer’s agent: ‘Will you cut your commission?’

You’ve taken your buyers to see a dozen properties to no avail. Then, they come across the perfect home online. While they rejoice, your stomach drops: It’s a for sale by owner (FSBO). But you may be in luck -- the sellers said they’d pay the buyer's agent a 3 percent commission, and you submit an offer on your clients' behalf. Are you home free? Hardly ...