No, you really don't need a broker but if you decide to go without one, you may miss out on the expertise that a professional realtor can bring to your situation. As in any profession, you have to determine where your strengths and weaknesses may lie. I for one have always used brokers and found that the expertise they bring to the table is worth every single penny that they earn in the form of commissions. It certainly your call but at least interview a couple before you make a final decision. Hope this helps and good luck
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