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About LemonBrew

We’re a tech-enabled real estate platform where you can find the best Real Estate Agent for you and save money!!
LemonBrew is at the intersection of technology and purpose helping fill the gap in the real estate market by matching financially vetted and motivated buyers with expert and responsive Real Estate Agents. We have passionately built our platform to help build a trusted relationship that leads to a satisfying and memorable home buying outcome.
The buyer rebate will appear on your final Closing Disclosure and can be used to pay for closing costs. If you are getting a mortgage, it is subject to lender approval. The LemonBrew buyer rebate is not available where prohibited by law.
We are constantly running tests to protect our website and encrypt all data at bank-level security. Every LemonBrew team member and vendor follows the strictest privacy and information security guidelines.
Our mission to take LemonBrew national. We’re not quite there yet but aggressively expanding to new states every day. To see if we are active in your state, please visit our licenses page.

The BrewScore

The buyer rebate is issued at the time closing and will appear in your final Closing Disclosure. The rebate can be used to offset your closing costs.
The BrewScore is your free, personalized score to help you save money. The higher the BrewScore, the more money you get back so remember to create a complete profile.
Yes, you certainly can! However, since you did not match with the agent on the LemonBrew platform, your agent probably won’t give you a rebate back. In order to get the buyer rebate you deserve, just go back on your portal and match with a LemonBrew Partner Agent.
The buyer rebate will appear on your final Closing Disclosure and can be used to pay for closing costs. If you are getting a mortgage, it is subject to lender approval. The LemonBrew buyer rebate is not available where prohibited by law.
The BrewScore is a custom score given to a homebuyer based on thousands of data points that are analyzed through our proprietary algorithm. The more information provided and securely verified, the higher the BrewScore. The higher the BrewScore, the more money you get back at closing to help pay for closing costs.
The BrewScore ranges from 0 to 100. A score above 70 is considered good and will qualify to earn you a rebate back at closing.
The BrewScore is calculated by analyzing thousands of data points. Although your credit score and credit history is factored into your score, it is just one component. The BrewScore does not negatively affect your credit score.
We have no affiliation with Experian, Equifax or TransUnion but LemonBrew is a Credit Reporting Agency (CRA) and operates as per the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). We use our own proprietary algorithm to analyze thousands of data points to create a customized BrewScore.

Buyers and Sellers

Yes, as long as you choose a LemonBrew Partner Agent.
Real estate commission rebates back to the buyer are allowed in 42 of the 50 states. You can view full details.
No, this is 100% free for home buyers and sellers. In fact, you are actually saving money by using LemonBrew. Your customized BrewScore qualifies you to earn a credit at closing to help pay for closing costs. Get your free, customized BrewScore.
No, you can skip any of the steps, including those that gives us permission to check your credit or verify your assets and income. But, remember the more information we have, the better match we can make and the higher the BrewScore which means more money for you! To learn more about the BrewScore, clickhere.
The buyer rebate will appear on your final Closing Disclosure and can be used to pay for closing costs. If you are getting a mortgage, it is subject to lender approval. The LemonBrew buyer rebate is not available where prohibited by law.
The buyer rebate will appear on your final Closing Disclosure and can be used to pay for closing costs. If you are getting a mortgage, it is subject to lender approval. The LemonBrew buyer rebate is not available where prohibited by law.
As a buyer or seller, LemonBrew is 100% free. When you close on your home, the LemonBrew Partner Agent pays LemonBrew a referral fee, which is a customary practice in the real estate industry. This is a win-win for all parties. As a buyer or seller, you are getting the highest quality partner agent, who will work hard to find you the home of your dreams.
No, only some of the questions are required but remember, the more information you give, the higher your BrewScore can be, which will get you more money at closing!
No, you are under no obligation to use the agent you are matched with, but you must use a LemonBrew Partner Agent in order to receive a rebate. Our proprietary matching algorithm analyzes thousands of data points to find the best agent match for you but if you choose work with a different agent, you can always select a new agent on the portal or email support@lemonbrew.com. You are in complete control!
Absolutely! As a seller, our proprietary matching algorithm analyzes thousands of data points to find the best listing agent for you. To get started, clickhere
Our proprietary matching algorithm analyzes thousands of data points to find the best agent match for you but if you choose work with a different agent, you can always select a new agent on the portal or email support@lemonbrew.com. You are in complete control!
The buyer rebate will appear on your final Closing Disclosure and can be used to pay for closing costs. If you are getting a mortgage, it is subject to lender approval. The LemonBrew buyer rebate is not available where prohibited by law.

Partner Agents

Real estate commission rebates back to the buyer are allowed in 42 of the 50 states. You can view full details here.
Our proprietary algorithm verifies both non financial and financial data.
No, it does not need to be completed before you get approved, but please remember it will be included in your LemonBrew Partner Agent profile. A complete and accurate profile will give you a much better chance of getting matched with a buyer or seller.
Nothing. Move onto the next deal but please be sure to update the portal! If the deal doesn’t close, you don’t pay anything.
We’re thrilled to have you on our platform. To sign up, click here.
Nope! There are no upfront costs or membership fees. LemonBrew is completely free to join. The LemonBrew referral fee is only paid at closing.
We have a success-based fee structure. We are in this together! LemonBrew charges 25% of the gross commission payable only upon closing.
The BrewScore is a custom score given to a buyer based on thousands of data points that are analyzed through our proprietary algorithm. The more information provided and securely verified, the higher the BrewScore. The higher the BrewScore, the more financially vetted and motivated the buyer is.
The LemonBrew platform was built to help fill the gap in the real estate market by matching financially vetted and motivated buyers and sellers with expert and responsive Real Estate Agents like yourself. Our proprietary and customized BrewScore helps you decide which buyers to work with. The higher the BrewScore, the higher the rebate back to the buyer but it also means the buyer is more financially vetted and motivated to buy.
No, you are under no obligation to work with the matched buyer or seller. Our proprietary matching algorithm analyzes thousands of data points to find the best match for you but if you choose not to work with them, you just have to input the reason you are not willing to accept the match. You are in complete control!
Our proprietary algorithm verifies both personal and non-personal information.
Yes, as a LemonBrew Partner Agent, you can choose to match with only buyers, only sellers or both! You can easily adjust your settings on the portal. You are in complete control!
Nothing. Move onto the next deal but please be sure to update the portal!
To become an approved LemonBrew Partner Agent, your brokerage MUST agree to all terms and conditions. That also includes the terms and conditions of the rebate back to the buyer.
To become an approved LemonBrew Partner Agent, your brokerage MUST agree to all terms and conditions. That also includes the terms and conditions of the rebate back to the buyer.
No, it does not need to be completed before you get approved but please remember it will be included in your LemonBrew Partner Ageny profile. A complete and accurate profile will give you a much better chance of getting matched with a buyer or seller.
The LemonBrew referral fee is 25% of the gross commission irrespective of the commission structure.
Most initial communication will happen on the LemonBrew portal but if you the buyer or seller chooses not work with you is being unresponsive, please email support(at)lemonbrew(dotted)com
Unfortunately, not. At this time, we do not have an agent-to-agent referral fee program but you can always help grow the LemonBrew community by referring anyone who you think might be a good fit.
The transaction referral agreement details the terms and conditions of each, specific transaction.