Naples Manor Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked extremely 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?
With our unique flat-fee listing model you get to have all of the benefits of working with 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 choose LISTED Realty as your selling agent, just move the slider to the level that is close to how much you think your house would be valued at…
*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.
We Are Not Only About Saving You Money, But We Also Want To EXCEED All Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers should have when they choose a broker to sell their property, but at LISTED Realty we believe that we should ALWAYS offer our BEST effort for each home-seller that we work with. There are no corners cut with what we do, regardless of the value of a home. Our objective is to sell every property 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? It’s simple, we use the latest 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 wanted to find a brokerage that had modern ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was approached by a many larger brokerages who wanted me to join their firms. I did go and speak to 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 same thing (but using different words). Each company that I spoke to said they were unique but no one 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 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 identifiable difference.
Before joining LISTED Realty, I did work 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, all of who tried to steer me away from this model – not because it was inferior and offered less to the home sellers, but because it meant I would earn less commission for each sale that I made. I know 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 finding 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.
After speaking to the broker at LISTED Realty, I quickly realized that her goals for the brokerage were completely aligned with my own, and her primary objective was not about earning as much money as possible, but instead on building 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 Naples Manor
Naples Manor is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,562 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Naples–Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Naples Manor is located in western Collier County at 26°5′23″N 81°43′30″W / 26.08972°N 81.72500°W / 26.08972; -81.72500 (26.089653, -81.724910). It is bordered to the southwest by U.S. Route 41, to the north by Lely, and to the east 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 Naples Manor CDP has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 2.91%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,186 people, 1,140 households, and 1,016 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,483.0 people per square mile (2,901.9/km2). There were 1,160 housing units at an average density of 1,673.8/sq mi (649.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.48% White, 16.43% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 29.16% from other races, and 4.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 69.30% of the population.
There were 1,140 households, out of which 55.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 5.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.55 and the average family size was 4.30.
Why a Naples Manor Flat-Fee MLS Broker May Be a Better Option For You
When offering a house, it’s important to know the different ways that you can conserve money on your commission. For example, some representatives charge flat charges, while others require sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of just how much they offer their property for. So which is the much better alternative for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are lots of reasons why working with an agent might be a much better option than attempting to handle the sale of your home yourself. Agents have gain access to and insight into what it takes to successfully market a house. When it comes to setting the prices of your home it’s important to price it correctly if you wish to lower the variety of days that it stays unsold. Agents utilize what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses different kinds of regional information to find out different prices that your house may sell for, depending on whether you are looking for a quick sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting costs by themselves, property owners tend to utilize emotional info which actually has no bearing on what a house buyer wants to pay, or what a mortgage institution is willing to provide on such a house. Real estate agents know this and cost the houses appropriately.
The second reason that you need to consider dealing with a property agent is since they will work out the sale in your place. Settlement can be made complex, and it’s essential that you have someone who has experience in these types of settlements in your corner. It’s extremely likely that the majority of purchasers will be dealing with an experience representative (considering that there is no charge for them to have this advantage), and a good representative is going to make use of every weak point that you may have when it pertains to working out in order to get a better deal for their customer.
Third, representatives bring Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance coverage. The intricacies of a property transaction and the exacting information can be a breeding ground for mistakes. These are frequently minor or unintended however still liable to cause legal procedures if the buyer is not pleased with any problem discovered after the sale of the home has been completed. E&O Insurance protects against any prospective liability from mistakes dedicated in your place 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?
Great agents understand how to successfully market a home in all type of market conditions. The reality is innovation is making the online home selling procedure much easier and even more effective. Innovation allows representatives to note a house in less time, with less manual work needed on their part. For many agents this has actually been not shown in the amount that they charge their sellers for listing their houses. Nevertheless, 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 exact same amount of effort must be made to market a home so that it sells quickly and at the best cost possible. In a perfect world this would be a reality, however 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 assist you get your house sold. Some agents do just taking the photographs of the house, along with the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and merely wait on buying agents to bring prospective purchasers to see the home. It becomes worse when some agents select to bypass the costs of expert photography to ensure the home exists along with possible online, and will take photographs with their cellphones and utilize those. So their costs would be very little.
Then you have the more expert agents who will invest their own cash (or their brokers’ cash) to not just have professional pictures, but also video, 3D virtual tours, together with newspaper and online advertising (i.e. they are in fact making an effort to attempt and discover a purchaser in addition to selling a home). With these representatives the expenses for marketing a home will be hundreds, and depending upon the location, perhaps even countless dollars. So the decision on precisely just how much an agent wants to invest in marketing dollars really will depend upon the potential return on their financial investment when your home ultimately sells. Therefore, a representative who is going to make 3% commission, is most likely most likely to spend more money than a representative who is only going to earn 2%.
So with this being stated, you might ask with that logic, won’t a percentage based agent invest more money on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned agent? A lot 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 property details and pictures that you need to offer into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who use the precise very same services that you would expect from a percentage based broker. As a representative with LISTED Realty, I provide expert photography, professional videography, a 3D virtual trip and internet marketing for all of my listings despite how much your home is going to be sold for, because I believe it’s my responsibility to do whatever in my power to assist get a house sold rapidly and effectively. 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 home seller, when they select an agent to help them sell their houses is effectiveness and value. There is no point in cutting the amount that you will pay in commission if you select an agent who can’t offer your house and it sits on the marketplaces 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 far more efficient representative who might offer your house quicker. Ideally, you would have the best of both worlds, where you can have the complete suite of sales, marketing and assistance services of your agent and their broker, however paying as little in representatives’ commission as you can.
When you talk to possible representatives that you may want to work with, don’t only ask them for specifics on how they’re going to market the home for you, and what additional administrative assistance is being used, also inquire for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which provides a total breakdown of all the costs connected with selling a particular house to calculate 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.
When you have all of the details above, then you should have the ability to make a notified decision on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Naples Manor 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.