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My brother, resident in Cyprus has an Estate Agent who asked to be able to offer our BTL property which we had for sale in the UK for sale himself. He wanted 5% commission which we thought excessive but as he marketed the property at a price over what we asked so we thought why not, no extra cost to us. We have accepted an offer and anticipate exchange very soon, on completion our lawyers required the Agents details in order to remit the commission as agreed. Can I authorise this payment in full,? Is there any requirement for withholding some of the payment by the UK tax authorities?I should