Lely Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You have worked extremely hard on increasing the equity in 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 enjoying the savings that come with working with a flat-fee broker.
To see the possible savings you can make when you select me 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 Intend On EXCEEDING ALL Of Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers ought to have when they select a broker to list their home, however at LISTED Realty we believe that we need to ALWAYS give our MAXIMUM effort for every home-seller that we work with. There are no corners cut with what we do, regardless of the value of a house. Our major goal is to sell every property that is trusted to us as rapidly as possible, for the very best sales price possible – and doing it all while saving our customers money.
How do we do that? It’s simple, we 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 tens of 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 really wanted to join a broker that had progressive ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was approached by a number of larger brokerages who asked me to join their companies. I did go and speak to a number of them, and as good as they all sounded, the the main thing that struck me was that everyone was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each company that I spoke to said they were unique but none of them could tell me anything specific that made all the difference , apart from 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 down to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no recognizable difference.
Prior to 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 every 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
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* 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
Lely is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,451 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Naples–Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Lely is located in western Collier County at 26°6′10″N 81°43′59″W / 26.10278°N 81.73306°W / 26.10278; -81.73306 (26.102802, -81.733125). It is bordered on the southwest by U.S. Route 41, on the south by Naples Manor, and on the southeast by Lely Resort. Downtown Naples is 5 miles (8 km) to the northwest on U.S. 41.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Lely CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 7.04%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,857 people, 2,037 households, and 1,179 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,638.9 people per square mile (1,020.0/km2). There were 2,641 housing units at an average density of 1,806.9/sq mi (698.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.41% White, 0.70% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.91% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.71% of the population.
There were 2,037 households, out of which 8.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 26.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.82 and the average family size was 2.33.
Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker
When offering a home, it’s important to know the different manner ins which 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 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 working with a representative might be a better alternative than attempting to deal with 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 sales price of your home it’s essential to price it correctly if you wish to decrease the variety of days that it stays unsold. Agents use what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) utilizes different kinds of regional information to determine various costs that your home might sell for, depending on whether you are trying to find a quick sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting costs by themselves, house owners tend to utilize emotional information which actually has no bearing on what a home purchaser is willing to pay, or what a home mortgage institution wants to lend on such a home. Property agents know this and rate the houses appropriately.
The 2nd reason why you ought to think about working with a realty representative is since they will negotiate the sale on your behalf. Settlement can be complicated, and it’s essential that you have someone who has experience in these types of settlements in your corner. It’s highly likely that the majority of purchasers will be working with an experience agent (since there is no cost for them to have this advantage), and a good agent is going to make use of every weak point that you may have when it concerns negotiating in order to get a much better deal for their customer.
Third, representatives bring Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance coverage. The intricacies of a property transaction and the exacting details can be a breeding ground for mistakes. These are typically small or unintended but still liable to cause legal proceedings if the buyer is not pleased with any problem discovered after the sale of the house has actually been completed. E&O Insurance protects versus any possible liability from mistakes committed on your behalf during the sales procedure and if they occur to be major then E&O Insurance will cover the legal costs.
What Is An Agents Cost When It Comes To Selling A Home?
Good representatives know how to successfully market a home in all kinds of market conditions. The truth is technology is making the online home offering process a lot easier and much more efficient. Technology permits representatives to note a house in less time, with less manual work required on their part. For the majority of representatives this has been not reflected in the quantity that they charge their sellers for listing their homes. However, flat-fee brokers do acknowledge this by charging a lower quantity than would be paid when compared to be charged 2-3% of a house’s sales price as commission.
Regardless of whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the very same quantity of effort ought to be made to market a home so that it sells rapidly and at the best price possible. In an ideal world this would be a reality, but unfortunately it doesn’t appear to be the case. If you speak with 5 various agents concerning the sales of your house, you will probably get 5 different descriptions on precisely what they will do to help you get your home offered. Some agents do as little as taking the photos of the house, in addition to the information of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and simply wait for purchasing representatives to bring potential purchasers to see the home. It becomes worse when some representatives pick to forego the expenses of professional photography to make sure the home is presented as well as possible online, and will take pictures with their cellular 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 expert photos, however also video, 3D virtual tours, in addition to newspaper and online advertising (i.e. they are really making an effort to attempt and find a purchaser as well as selling a home). With these representatives the costs for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending on the area, maybe even thousands of dollars. So the decision on exactly just how much an agent is willing to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend on the possible return on their financial investment when the house eventually sells. For that reason, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is probably most likely to invest more money than a representative who is only going to earn 2%.
So with this being stated, you might ask with that reasoning, won’t a percentage based representative invest more cash on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned representative? A lot of time that is likely to be the case, and you will discover flat-fee brokers out there who will honestly market that they not do anything more than add your residential or commercial property information and photographs that you have to offer into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who offer the exact same services that you would expect from a percentage based broker. As an agent with LISTED Realty, I supply professional photography, professional videography, a 3D virtual trip and internet marketing for all of my listings regardless of how much your house is going to be sold for, since I believe it’s my duty to do whatever in my power to assist get a house offered rapidly and effectively. Just how much commission I make would not be a driving element 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 a representative to help them sell their houses is efficiency 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 markets for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home mortgages, insurance coverages, taxes, and so on, which exercise to be more than the extra commission you would have paid to a much more effective representative who might offer 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, but paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.
When you speak with prospective representatives that you might wish to work with, do not just inquire for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what additional administrative assistance is being provided, likewise ask for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which offers a complete breakdown of all the costs connected with selling a specific house to determine how much the seller can anticipate to bank once their home has been offered. A Seller’s Net Sheet will include all of the agents’ commissions among the other costs.
Once you have all of the info above, then you should be able to make a notified choice on which choice is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Lely 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.