Island Walk Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked hard on building up the equity in your home over time, so why give more of it away than you have to when it’s time to sell?
Our unique full-service flat-fee model gives all of the positives of working with a full-service broker, while saving the $1000’s that you you might expect when working with a flat-fee broker.
To see the possible savings you can make when you choose 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 Just 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 select a broker to list their property, but at LISTED Realty we believe that we should ALWAYS give our MAXIMUM effort for every home-seller that we work with. There are no corners cut with what we do, no matter the value of a home. Our objective is to sell every property that is trusted to us as rapidly as possible, for the best price possible – and doing it all while saving our customers 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, we save you money by charging a flat-fee instead of a percentage of the selling price of your home 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 preferred 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 asked me to join their firms. I did go and speak with a few of them, and as excellent as they all sounded, the the main thing that struck me was that all of them were was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each company that I spoke to said they were different from their competitors but none of them could explain anything specific that made them different , apart from their name, or that they were part of a big franchise or they were a small independent brokerage (both of which have pros and cons). When it came to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no recognizable difference.
Before joining LISTED Realty, I worked for a couple of other brokers, but I can’t say that I was ever completely happy because I was always the 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 Island Walk
Island Walk is an unincorporated area and a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,035 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Naples–Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Island Walk is located in northwestern Collier County, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Naples.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2). Census maps do not record the extensive ponds which surround each street in the community.
Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker
When selling a house, it’s essential to know the different manner ins which you can save money on your commission. For instance, some agents charge flat costs, while others require sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of just how much they sell their residential or commercial property for. So which is the much better choice for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are lots of reasons why dealing with a representative might be a better option than attempting to handle the sale of your house yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it takes to efficiently market a home. When it comes to setting the prices of your house it’s important to price it properly if you wish to reduce the variety of days that it remains unsold. Agents utilize what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses different types of regional data to determine various costs that your home may sell for, depending on whether you are looking for a fast sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting costs on their own, homeowners tend to use psychological info which truly has no bearing on what a home purchaser wants to pay, or what a home mortgage organization wants to provide on such a home. Realty representatives understand this and price the homes appropriately.
The second reason that you should think about dealing with a real estate agent is since they will work out the sale on your behalf. Settlement can be made complex, and it’s crucial that you have someone who has experience in these kinds of settlements on your side. It’s extremely likely that the majority of buyers will be dealing with an experience representative (given that there is no charge for them to have this benefit), and a good representative is going to make use of every weakness that you may have when it concerns working out in order to get a much better offer for their customer.
Third, agents carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The intricacies of a property transaction and the exacting information can be a breeding ground for errors. These are often minor or inadvertent however still liable to cause legal proceedings if the purchaser is not pleased with any issue discovered after the sale of the home has actually been finished. E&O Insurance safeguards against any possible liability from mistakes committed on your behalf during the sales process 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?
Excellent representatives understand how to successfully market a home in all sort of market conditions. The truth is innovation is making the online house offering procedure much easier and even more efficient. Innovation enables agents to list a home in less time, with less manual labor needed on their part. For many agents this has been not shown in the amount that they charge their sellers for listing their homes. However, 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 prices as commission.
Regardless of whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the same amount of effort ought to be made to market a house so that it offers quickly and at the best cost possible. In a perfect world this would be a truth, but unfortunately it does not appear to be the case. If you talk to 5 different representatives concerning the sales of your house, you will most likely get 5 various explanations on exactly what they will do to help you get your house sold. Some representatives do as little as taking the photographs of the home, together with the information of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and merely wait for buying agents to bring potential purchasers to see the house. It becomes worse when some representatives select to bypass the expenses of professional photography to guarantee the home is presented along with possible online, and will take photos with their cellphones and use those. So their costs would be very little.
Then you have the more expert agents who will invest their own cash (or their brokers’ money) to not just have professional photographs, but likewise video, 3D virtual tours, in addition to paper and online advertising (i.e. they are in fact making an effort to attempt and find a purchaser along with selling a home). With these representatives the costs for marketing a home will be hundreds, and depending on the place, maybe even thousands of dollars. So the decision on exactly how much an agent is willing to spend on marketing dollars truly will depend upon the prospective return on their investment when your house eventually offers. Therefore, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is probably more likely to spend more money than a representative who is just going to make 2%.
So with this being said, you might ask with that reasoning, will not a percentage based agent spend more cash 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 freely advertise that they not do anything more than add your home details and pictures that you have to supply into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who offer the exact very same services that you would get out of a percentage based broker. As a representative with LISTED Realty, I offer professional photography, professional videography, a 3D virtual trip and online marketing for all of my listings despite just how much the house is going to be sold for, due to the fact that I think it’s my duty to do everything in my power to help get a home offered rapidly and effectively. Just how much commission I make would not be a driving aspect for my marketing efforts.
So, Which Is The Best Option– A Percentage Based Broker Or A Flat-Fee Broker?
Clearly any house seller, when they pick an agent to help them sell their homes is effectiveness and worth. There is no point in cutting the quantity that you will pay in commission if you pick an agent who can’t sell your house and it rests on the marketplaces for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home loans, insurance coverages, taxes, etc, which work out to be more than the extra commission you would have paid to an even more efficient agent who could sell your house quicker. Preferably, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the complete suite of sales, marketing and support services of your representative and their broker, however paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.
When you speak to possible representatives that you may wish to work with, do not just ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the home for you, and what extra administrative assistance is being provided, also inquire for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which provides a complete breakdown of all the costs associated with selling a particular house to determine just how much the seller can anticipate to bank once their home has actually been sold. A Seller’s Net Sheet will include all of the agents’ commissions among the other expenses.
Once you have all of the info above, then you ought to be able to make a notified choice on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Island Walk 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.