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Finder's fee

A fee a person or company charges for service as an intermediary in a transaction.
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Finder's Fee

A fee that a person or company is paid in exchange for facilitating a transaction or other deal. For example, one may be paid a finder's fee if one knows both a potential buyer and a potential seller of a company, introduces the two, and the deal is finalized. The finder often has no role except to make parties aware of each other's existence and the finder's fee is usually a percentage of the value of the deal.
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finder's fee

The charge levied by a person or firm for putting together a deal. For example, a finder may receive a fee equal to 3% of the principal amount paid for a corporate acquisition.
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finder's fee

A fee for finding someone to buy, sell, or rent real estate. It is illegal in most states unless the finder is a licensed real estate broker or agent. There is some question about whether existing tenants may receive small gifts or rent credits for referring new tenants.The states that allow this limit the compensation or gift to something minimal.

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Caption: Sherry Gustin, seated, owner/operator of Ameriprise Financial in Wenatchee, was the recipient of two $500 finder's fees from, standing left, Ward Goodell of Niche Construction & Consulting and his wife CleAnn of Made In The Shade Investments.
This type of agreement, like the finder's fee agreement, is required to be in writing or it will be rendered unenforceable by the Statute of Frauds of the applicable State.
The Company paid finder's fees of 367,500 common shares of the company in connection with the private placement in accordance with the TSX Venture Exchange policies and not subject to H.S.T.
The payments often are disguised in the vendor's records as consulting or finder's fees, commissions or similar expenses.
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The finder's fee ranges from 1 percent to 5 percent of the total cost, depending on the size of the project.
It was subject to a Finder's Fee of up to USD500,000, and was to be completed by July 15, 2010.
Finally, an exchange was brokered and conducted with Bourne Ultimatum-style stealth, the bemused clubber receiving a considerable finder's fee in exchange for the phone.