LaBelle Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked extremely hard on building up the equity on your home over the years, so why should you give more of it away than you have to when it’s time to sell?
With our unique flat-fee listing model you get to have all of the benefits of hiring a full-service broker, while saving the $1000’s that you you might expect when working with a flat-fee broker.
Simply move the slider along to the level that closely matches your home value to see how much you can potentially save when you choose to list your home with LISTED Realty…
*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.
We’re Not Only About Saving You Money, But We Also Intend On EXCEEDING ALL Of Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers should have when they select a broker to list their property, however at LISTED Realty we believe that we need to ALWAYS give our BEST 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 quickly 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 take your home to the eyes of as many potential home-buyers 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 tens of 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 started my career as a licensed real estate agent I wanted to join a brokerage that had modern ideas. Since I came from a real estate photography and videography background, I was approached by a many larger brokerages that asked me to join their companies. I did go and speak with a number of them, and as excellent as they all sounded, the one thing 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 different from their competitors but no one could explain anything specific that made them different , apart from their name, or that they were either part of a large franchise or they were a small independent boutique agency (both of which have pros and cons). When it came down to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no identifiable difference.
Prior to joining LISTED Realty, I did work 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 LaBelle
LaBelle is a city in and the county seat of Hendry County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,640 at the 2010 census, up from 4,210 at the 2000 census. It was named for Laura June Hendry and Carrie Belle Hendry, daughters of pioneer cattleman Francis Asbury Hendry.
LaBelle hosts the annual Swamp Cabbage Festival, which is held in honor of the Florida state tree during the last full weekend of February.
Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker
When offering a house, it’s essential to know the various ways that you can conserve money on your commission. For instance, some agents charge flat costs, while others require sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of how much they offer their property for. So which is the better choice for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are lots of reasons dealing with a representative might be a much better alternative than trying to handle the sale of your home yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it requires to successfully market a home. When it pertains to setting the prices of your house it’s essential to price it properly if you wish to decrease the variety of days that it remains unsold. Agents use what is referred to as a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses different kinds of regional information to find out various rates that your house may sell for, depending on whether you are searching for a fast sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting rates on their own, house owners tend to use emotional information which really has no bearing on what a home buyer wants to pay, or what a home mortgage institution is willing to lend on such a home. Realty representatives understand this and price the homes accordingly.
The second reason you ought to think about dealing with a real estate agent is because they will work out the sale in your place. Settlement can be complicated, and it’s important that you have someone who has experience in these kinds of settlements on your side. It’s extremely most likely that the majority of buyers will be dealing with an experience representative (considering that there is no charge for them to have this benefit), and an excellent representative is going to make use of every weakness that you might have when it comes to working out in order to get a much better deal for their customer.
Third, agents carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The intricacies of a real estate transaction and the exacting details can be a breeding place for errors. These are typically small or unintended but still liable to cause legal procedures if the buyer is not satisfied with any problem found after the sale of the home has been completed. E&O Insurance safeguards versus any prospective liability from errors devoted in your place during the sales process and if they occur 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 successfully market a home in all type of market conditions. The truth is innovation is making the online home offering procedure a lot easier and much more efficient. Innovation enables agents to list a house in less time, with less manual labor needed on their part. For most agents this has actually 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 home so that it sells quickly and at the best price possible. In an ideal world this would be a reality, however regrettably it does not appear to be the case. If you talk to 5 different agents concerning the sales of your house, you will most likely get 5 different descriptions on exactly what they will do to help you get your house sold. Some agents do as low as taking the photographs of the home, along with the details of the home, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and simply await buying agents to bring possible purchasers to view the house. It becomes worse when some representatives pick to forego the costs of professional photography to guarantee the house exists as well as possible online, and will take pictures with their cellphones and use those. So their costs would be very little.
Then you have the more professional 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 marketing (i.e. they are actually making an effort to try and find a buyer as well as selling a house). With these agents the costs for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending on the area, perhaps even countless dollars. So the choice on precisely just how much a representative wants to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend upon the prospective return on their financial investment when your home eventually offers. For that reason, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is most likely most likely to spend more cash than an agent who is only going to earn 2%.
So with this being stated, you might ask with that logic, won’t a percentage based representative invest more cash on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned representative? A lot of time that is most likely to be the case, and you will discover flat-fee brokers out there who will honestly promote that they not do anything more than add your property information and photos that you need 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 expect from a percentage based broker. As a representative with LISTED Realty, I offer professional photography, expert videography, a 3D virtual trip and online marketing for all of my listings no matter how much the house is going to be sold for, because I think it’s my task to do whatever in my power to assist get a house sold quickly and effectively. Just how much commission I earn 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 sell their homes is effectiveness and value. There is no point in cutting the quantity that you will pay in commission if you pick an agent who can’t offer your house and it sits on the markets for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home mortgages, insurance coverages, taxes, and so on, which work out to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to a much more efficient representative who could sell your home quicker. Preferably, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the total suite of sales, marketing and assistance services of your agent and their broker, but paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.
When you speak to potential representatives that you may want to deal with, don’t just ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what additional administrative assistance is being provided, also ask them for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which provides a total breakdown of all the expenses connected with selling a particular home to compute how much the seller can expect to bank as soon as their home has actually been offered. A Seller’s Net Sheet will consist of all of the representatives’ commissions among the other costs.
When you have all of the information above, then you need to be able to make a notified choice on which choice is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in LaBelle 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.