Am I legally responsible for paying the buyer's agent fee if we are selling the property ourselves without an MLS?

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We are selling our home FSBO without an MLS. A couple came to an Open House and several weeks later asked to bring their agent. We agreed, showed the house and they put in an offer that asked us to pay their agent fee of $5900. We countered that we are not responsible for that amount, but would pay $500 - are we correct?

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