Harbour Heights Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You have worked extremely hard on increasing the equity in your home over time, so why should you give more of it away than you have to when you sell it?
With our unique flat-fee listing model you get to have all of the positives of working with a full-service broker, while enjoying the savings that come with working with a flat-fee broker.
To see the possible savings you can make when you select LISTED Realty as your selling agent, just move the slider to the level that is close to the current value of your home is worth…
*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.
We Are Not Only About Saving You Money, But We Also Want To EXCEED All Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers ought to have when they hire a broker to sell their property, however at LISTED Realty we believe that we must ALWAYS offer our MAXIMUM effort for each home-seller that we work with. There are no corners cut with what we do, no matter the value of a house. Our major goal is to sell every home that is trusted to us as rapidly as possible, for the best sales price possible – and doing it all while saving our clients money.
How do we do that? We simply use the most up-to-date real estate technology to get as many eyes on our customers homes as possible – and then, to save you money, our commission isn’t charged as a percentage of your home’s sales price, but instead you simply pay us a low flat-fee for the work that we do. Over the years we have saved our customers many thousands of dollars in listing commissions by using this model, and we want to do the same for you too!
Why I Chose Listed Realty
When I became a licensed real estate agent I wanted to join a broker that had modern ideas. Since I came from a real estate photography and videography background, I was contacted by a several larger brokerages that wanted me to join their companies. I did go and talk to a number of them, and as excellent as they all sounded, the something that struck me was that all of them were was saying the exact same thing (but using different words). Each broker that I spoke to said they were unique but no one could explain anything specific that made all the difference , other than their name, or that they were part of a large franchise or they were a small independent boutique agency (both of which have pros and cons). When it came to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no identifiable difference.
Before joining LISTED Realty, I worked for a couple of other brokers, but I was never completely happy because I really was always a small fish in very large ponds struggling to be noticed among the bigger fish who were swimming with me. I I have been with LISTED Realty for a little over a year now and have sold a number of homes for my clients, literally saving them thousands of dollars each time. The satisfaction that I get when I sell a home and show my clients how much money they have saved in commissions is immeasurable, and something I plan on continuing to do for a long time. Callum Gardner Realtor® Tel: (239) 223-8224
Check Out Some of the Great Homes we have sold…and the Savings Our Customers Have Achieved!
* when compared to paying a 3% listing fee
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A Few Kind Words From My Clients
Callum and his dad made the process of selling my house so much easier with their expertise, from the professional pictures to the listing on all the websites. I have recommended them to friends that are thinking about selling their home and I personally would definitely use them again.
Callum was great at guiding us through the process and marketing our home...he was able to sell it fast fast fast! He kept us informed during the closing process and went above and beyond making sure everything was in order and that the buyers could enjoy their new home.
Listing my home for sale with Callum Gardner was a great experience. My home was under contract in less than 48 hours! Callum was professional, friendly and an excellent communicator. Thank you Callum for the successful sale of my home. - Yessenia
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More About Harbour Heights
Harbour Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,987 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Harbour Heights is located in northern Charlotte County at 26°59′25″N 82°0′19″W / 26.99028°N 82.00528°W / 26.99028; -82.00528 (26.990210, -82.005325), on the northwest side of the Peace River. Harbor View Road connects the community to Interstate 75, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the southwest. Punta Gorda, the Charlotte County seat, is 6 miles (10 km) to the southwest on the south side of the Peace River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Harbour Heights CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2), of which 2.2 square miles (5.6 km2) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), or 11.19%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,873 people, 1,243 households, and 919 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,308.2 people per square mile (504.2/km2). There were 1,383 housing units at an average density of 629.8/sq mi (242.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.70% White, 2.85% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.83% of the population.
There were 1,243 households, out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.64.
Comparing Percentage Fee Brokers Against Flat-Fee Brokers
When selling a home, it’s important to know the different manner ins which you can conserve money on your commission. For instance, some representatives charge flat charges, while others need sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of just how much they offer their property for. So which is the much better choice for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are numerous reasons that dealing with an agent might be a better alternative than trying to handle the sale of your home yourself. Agents have access and insight into what it requires to successfully market a house. When it pertains to setting the sales price of your house it’s crucial to price it properly if you wish to minimize the number of days that it stays unsold. Agents use what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses different kinds of local data to find out various rates that your home might cost, depending upon whether you are looking for a quick sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting costs by themselves, property owners tend to use emotional information which actually has no bearing on what a home purchaser is willing to pay, or what a home loan organization is willing to lend on such a house. Realty agents know this and rate the homes accordingly.
The second reason that you ought to think about dealing with a real estate representative is because they will work out the sale in your place. Negotiation can be complicated, and it’s essential that you have somebody who has experience in these kinds of negotiations on your side. It’s extremely most likely that many purchasers will be dealing with an experience agent (because there is no cost for them to have this advantage), and an excellent representative is going to make use of every weakness that you may have when it pertains to working out in order to get a much better offer for their customer.
Third, agents carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The complexities of a real estate transaction and the exacting details can be a breeding place for mistakes. These are frequently minor or unintentional but still liable to cause legal procedures if the buyer is not satisfied with any problem discovered after the sale of the home has actually been completed. E&O Insurance protects versus any potential liability from errors devoted on your behalf during the sales procedure and if they take place to be significant then E&O Insurance will cover the legal costs.
What Is An Agents Cost When It Comes To Selling A Home?
Good agents know how to effectively market a home in all type of market conditions. The reality is technology is making the online house selling procedure a lot easier and even more efficient. Technology allows agents to note a house in less time, with less manual work needed on their part. For the majority of agents this has been not shown in the quantity that they charge their sellers for listing their houses. Nevertheless, flat-fee brokers do acknowledge this by charging a lower amount than would be paid when compared to be charged 2-3% of a house’s sales price as commission.
Despite whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the exact same amount of effort should be made to market a house so that it offers quickly and at the best rate possible. In a perfect world this would be a reality, however sadly it does not seem to be the case. If you talk to 5 different representatives regarding the sales of your home, you will most likely get 5 different explanations on exactly what they will do to assist you get your home offered. Some representatives do as low as taking the photographs of the home, along with the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and just await buying agents to bring prospective buyers to view the house. It gets worse when some representatives pick to bypass the costs of expert photography to make sure the home is presented along with possible online, and will take pictures with their mobile phones and utilize those. So their expenses would be very little.
Then you have the more expert agents who will invest their own money (or their brokers’ cash) to not just have professional photos, however also video, 3D virtual tours, along with paper and online advertising (i.e. they are really making an effort to attempt and discover a purchaser along with selling a home). With these representatives the costs for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending upon the place, maybe even countless dollars. So the decision on precisely just how much a representative wants to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend upon the possible return on their financial investment when the house eventually offers. Therefore, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is probably more likely to spend more money than an agent who is only going to make 2%.
So with this being said, you might ask with that logic, won’t a percentage based representative spend more money on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned agent? A great deal of time that is most likely to be the case, and you will discover flat-fee brokers out there who will openly advertise that they do nothing more than add your property information and pictures that you need to provide into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who provide the specific same services that you would expect from a percentage based broker. As an agent with LISTED Realty, I provide expert photography, expert videography, a 3D virtual trip and internet marketing for all of my listings regardless of just how much your home is going to be sold for, due to the fact that I believe it’s my duty to do everything in my power to assist get a home sold quickly and effectively. Just how much commission I make would not be a driving factor for my marketing efforts.
So, Which Is The Best Option– A Percentage Based Broker Or A Flat-Fee Broker?
Plainly any house seller, when they select an agent to help them offer their homes is performance and value. There is no point in cutting the amount that you will pay in commission if you choose an agent who can’t offer your home and it sits on the marketplaces for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a mortgages, insurances, taxes, and so on, which exercise to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to an even more effective representative who might offer your house quicker. Ideally, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the complete suite of sales, marketing and support services of your agent and their broker, however paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.
When you talk to potential representatives that you might wish to deal with, don’t only ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what extra administrative assistance is being used, likewise ask them for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which offers a complete breakdown of all the costs related to offering a particular house to compute just how much the seller can anticipate to bank when their home has been offered. A Seller’s Net Sheet will include all of the agents’ commissions among the other costs.
When you have all of the information above, then you ought to be able to make a notified choice on which choice is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Harbour Heights or any of the surrounding areas and would like to know more about the flat-fee, full broker service from LISTED Realty please call me at (239) 223-8224 and let’s schedule an appointment to talk.