McGregor Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked hard on building up the equity on your home over time, so why would you give more of it away than you have to when you sell it?
Our unique full-service flat-fee model gives all of the positives of hiring 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 me as your selling agent, simply move the slider to the level that is close to how much you think your house is worth…
*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 sell their property, but 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, 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 very 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 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 really wanted to find a brokerage that had modern ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was contacted by a number of larger brokerages who asked me to join their firms. I did go and talk to a few of them, and as good as they all appeared to be, the the main thing that struck me was that everyone was saying the exact same thing (but using different words). Each company that I spoke to said they were unique but none of them could explain anything specific that made all the difference , apart from their name, or that they were either part of a big franchise or they were a small independent brokerage (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 was never 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 decided I needed to make change and then one day I came across LISTED Realty and their model of selling homes for flat-fee commissions, and became intrigued with the idea. While doing my research I spoke to a number of agents, most of who tried to steer me away from this model – not because it was inferior and offered less to the seller, but because it meant I would earn less commission. Obviously this fact would probably steer a lot of agents away from wanting to offer it, but I remember when I was growing up my dad always used to tell me that when I start working, my priority should always be about doing something that I love, and always doing the best job possible. In other words, I should always take pride in what I do. He always stressed that money should never be the number 1 priority for me because if I only focused on the money, then I would probably lose focus on the enjoyment of the job and giving it my best effort.
Once I spoke to the broker at LISTED Realty, I quickly realized that her goals for the brokerage were completely aligned with my own, and her passion was not about earning as much money as possible, but on growing a brokerage with a reputation for being trustworthy and offering a quality service at a fair price. Since being with LISTED Realty I 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 McGregor
McGregor is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 7,406 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
McGregor is located in central Lee County at 26°33′49″N 81°54′35″W / 26.56361°N 81.90972°W / 26.56361; -81.90972 (26.563603, -81.909692), in an unincorporated part of the county. It is bordered to the east by Whiskey Creek, to the southeast by Cypress Lake, and to the southwest by Iona, all unincorporated. McGregor is bordered to the northwest by the tidal Caloosahatchee River, across which is the city of Cape Coral. The Cape Coral Bridge crosses the Caloosahatchee River from McGregor.
Florida State Road 867 (McGregor Boulevard) is the main road through the community. It leads northeast 6 miles (10 km) to the center of Fort Myers, the Lee county seat, and southwest 4 miles (6 km) to San Carlos Boulevard in Iona.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the McGregor CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km2), of which 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2) are land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), or 41.86%, are water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,136 people, 3,295 households, and 2,296 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,784.1 people per square mile (1,076.3/km2). There were 3,982 housing units at an average density of 1,553.6/sq mi (600.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.09% White, 0.84% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.56% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.91% of the population.
Why a McGregor Flat-Fee MLS Broker May Be a Better Option For You
When offering a house, it’s essential to know the various manner ins which you can save money on your commission. For instance, some representatives 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 alternative for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are many reasons that dealing with an agent might be a much better option than trying to deal with the sale of your house yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it requires to effectively market a house. When it comes to setting the sales price of your house it’s crucial to price it properly if you wish to decrease the variety of days that it remains unsold. Representatives use what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) utilizes various kinds of local data to find out different prices that your home may cost, depending upon 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 psychological information which actually has no bearing on what a home buyer wants to pay, or what a mortgage institution is willing to lend on such a home. Property agents know this and cost the homes appropriately.
The 2nd reason why you ought to think about dealing with a property representative is due to the fact that they will work out the sale on your behalf. 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 highly most likely that a lot of buyers will be dealing with an experience representative (considering that there is no cost for them to have this benefit), and an excellent representative is going to exploit every weakness that you may have when it pertains to working out in order to get a better offer for their customer.
Third, agents carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The complexities of a real estate deal and the exacting details can be a breeding place for errors. These are typically minor or unintended however still liable to cause legal procedures if the buyer is not pleased with any problem found after the sale of the home has been finished. E&O Insurance safeguards versus any prospective liability from errors dedicated on your behalf throughout 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?
Great agents understand how to effectively market a home in all type of market conditions. The reality is technology is making the online home selling process much easier and far more efficient. Innovation allows agents to list a house in less time, with less manual work required on their part. For many representatives this has been not reflected in the amount that they charge their sellers for listing their houses. 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 list prices as commission.
Regardless of 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 home so that it offers rapidly and at the very best rate possible. In an ideal world this would be a truth, but unfortunately it doesn’t seem to be the case. If you speak with 5 various agents relating to the sales of your home, you will probably get 5 different explanations on precisely what they will do to help you get your home offered. Some agents do as little as taking the photos of the home, along with the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and just wait for buying agents to bring prospective purchasers to see the home. It worsens when some agents pick to bypass the expenses of expert photography to guarantee the home is presented along with possible online, and will take photographs with their cellular phones and utilize those. So their expenses would be very little.
Then you have the more expert representatives who will invest their own cash (or their brokers’ cash) to not just have professional photos, however also video, 3D virtual tours, together with newspaper and online marketing (i.e. they are actually making an effort to attempt and discover a buyer as well as selling a house). With these representatives the costs for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending upon the location, maybe even thousands of dollars. So the decision on precisely just how much an agent is willing to invest in marketing dollars truly will depend upon the potential return on their financial investment when the house ultimately offers. Therefore, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is probably more likely to invest more cash than a representative who is just going to make 2%.
So with this being stated, you might ask with that logic, will not a percentage based representative spend 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 openly market that they do nothing more than add your property information and pictures that you need to supply into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who provide the exact very same services that you would anticipate from a percentage based broker. As a representative with LISTED Realty, I supply professional photography, expert videography, a 3D virtual tour and internet marketing for all of my listings despite how much your house is going to be sold for, since I think it’s my responsibility to do whatever in my power to help get a house sold rapidly and effectively. Just how much commission I earn 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?
Plainly any home seller, when they pick a representative to help them sell their houses is performance and value. There is no point in cutting the quantity that you will pay in commission if you select an agent who can’t sell your home 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 work out to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to a far more efficient agent who could offer your house quicker. Ideally, 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, however paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.
When you speak with possible representatives that you may want to deal with, don’t only ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what additional administrative assistance is being used, also ask for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which provides a total breakdown of all the expenses associated with selling a particular home to calculate how much the seller can expect to bank once their home has been offered. A Seller’s Net Sheet will consist of all of the agents’ commissions amongst the other expenses.
As soon as you have all of the information above, then you ought to be able to make an informed decision on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in McGregor 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.