Lely Resort Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You have worked hard on building up the equity in your home over time, so why should you 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 you choose a flat-fee broker.
Simply move the slider along to the level that closely matches your home value to see how much you could save when you select to sell your home with me…
*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.
We Are 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 hire a broker to sell their property, but at LISTED Realty we believe that we must ALWAYS give our MAXIMUM effort for every home-seller that we work with. There is no cutting corners with what we do, regardless of the value of a house. Our objective is to sell every property that is trusted to us as quickly as possible, for the best sales price possible – and doing it all while saving our customers money.
How do we do that? We simply use the latest 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 many thousands of dollars in listing commissions by using this model, and we would like to do the same for you too!
Why I Chose Listed Realty
When I started my career as a licensed real estate agent I preferred to join a brokerage that had progressive ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was contacted by a several larger brokerages who wanted me to join their firms. I did go and talk to a few of them, and as excellent as they all appeared to be, the one thing that struck me was that all of them were was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each broker that I spoke to said they were unique but none of them could explain anything specific that made them different , apart from their name, or that they were either part of a big franchise or they were a small independent boutique agency (both of which have pros and cons). When it related 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 really was always a small fish in very large ponds struggling to be noticed among the bigger fish who had been there a lot longer. 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 Lely Resort
Lely Resort is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,646 at the 2010 census, up from 1,426 in 2000. It is part of the Naples–Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2017, the population is 4,646.
Why a Lely Resort Flat-Fee MLS Broker May Be a Better Option For You
When selling a home, it’s crucial to know the different ways that you can save money on your commission. For instance, some agents charge flat charges, while others need sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of how much they sell 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 why working with a representative might be a much better alternative than trying to manage the sale of your home yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it takes 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 want to minimize the number of days that it stays unsold. Representatives use what is known as a comparative market analysis (CMA) utilizes different types of local data to figure out various rates that your home may cost, depending upon whether you are trying to find 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 utilize psychological info which actually has no bearing on what a home buyer wants to pay, or what a mortgage organization wants to lend on such a home. Real estate agents understand this and price the homes appropriately.
The second reason you ought to think about working with a property agent is because they will negotiate the sale on your behalf. Settlement can be complicated, and it’s important that you have somebody who has experience in these types of negotiations on your side. It’s highly most likely that many purchasers will be dealing with an experience agent (given that there is no charge for them to have this advantage), and a good representative is going to exploit every weak point that you might have when it comes to working out in order to get a much better deal for their customer.
Third, representatives carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance coverage. The complexities of a realty deal and the exacting details can be a breeding place for errors. These are typically minor or unintended however still liable to cause legal proceedings if the buyer is not satisfied with any issue found after the sale of the house has actually been finished. E&O Insurance safeguards against any potential liability from errors devoted on your behalf throughout the sales process and if they happen 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 kinds of market conditions. The reality is technology is making the online home selling procedure much easier and far more efficient. Technology enables agents to note a home in less time, with less manual work needed on their part. For the majority of agents this has actually been not reflected in the quantity that they charge their sellers for listing their homes. 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 home’s prices as commission.
Regardless of whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the very same amount of effort should be made to market a home so that it offers quickly and at the very best price possible. In a perfect world this would be a truth, but sadly it doesn’t appear to be the case. If you interview 5 various agents concerning the sales of your house, you will most likely get 5 various descriptions on precisely what they will do to help you get your home offered. Some representatives do just taking the photographs of the house, in addition to the information of the home, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and just wait on purchasing representatives to bring prospective buyers to view the home. It becomes worse when some agents select to bypass the costs of expert photography to make sure the house exists as well as possible online, and will take photographs with their cellular phones and use those. So their costs would be minimal.
Then you have the more expert representatives who will invest their own money (or their brokers’ cash) to not just have professional photos, but also video, 3D virtual tours, together with newspaper and online advertising (i.e. they are in fact making an effort to try and find a purchaser in addition to selling a house). With these representatives the costs for marketing a home will be hundreds, and depending upon the location, maybe even thousands of dollars. So the decision on exactly how much a representative is willing to spend on marketing dollars actually will depend upon the possible return on their investment when your home eventually offers. Therefore, a representative who is going to earn 3% commission, is most likely more likely to spend more cash than a representative who is only going to make 2%.
So with this being said, you might ask with that logic, will not a percentage based representative spend more money on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned representative? A great deal of time that is most likely to be the case, and you will find flat-fee brokers out there who will honestly market that they not do anything more than add your residential or commercial 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 offer the precise very same services that you would anticipate from a percentage based broker. As a representative with LISTED Realty, I provide expert photography, professional videography, a 3D virtual tour and internet marketing for all of my listings no matter just how much your house is going to be cost, because I believe it’s my task to do whatever in my power to assist get a home sold quickly and efficiently. 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?
Clearly any home seller, when they pick an agent to help them offer their homes is effectiveness and value. There is no point in cutting the amount that you will pay in commission if you choose a representative who can’t sell your home and it sits on the markets for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a mortgages, insurances, 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 offer your house quicker. Preferably, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the total 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 talk to prospective representatives that you may want to deal with, do not only ask them for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what extra administrative support is being used, also ask for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which provides a complete breakdown of all the expenses related to selling a particular home to determine how much the seller can expect to bank when their home has actually been sold. A Seller’s Net Sheet will consist of all of the representatives’ commissions among the other costs.
As soon as you have all of the info above, then you should have the ability to make an informed choice on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Lely Resort 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.