Naples Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You have worked extremely hard on building up the equity in your home over the years, so why would 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 positives of working with a full-service broker, while saving the $1000’s that you benefit from 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 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 Want To EXCEED All Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers ought to have when they select a broker to list their property, but at LISTED Realty we believe that we should ALWAYS give our BEST effort for each home-seller that we work with. There is no cutting corners with what we do, no matter the value of a house. Our objective is to sell every property that is trusted to us as quickly 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 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 became a licensed real estate agent I wanted to find a broker that had progressive ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was contacted by a several larger brokerages that asked me to join their companies. I did go and talk to a few of them, and as excellent as they all sounded, the something 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 tell me 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 came 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 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
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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Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. As of the 2020 census, the city’s population was 19,115. Naples is a principal city of the Naples-Marco Island, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of about 322,000 as of 2015.
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 example, some agents charge flat fees, while others need sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of how much they offer their property for. So which is the better alternative for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are many reasons that working with an agent might be a better alternative than attempting to deal with the sale of your house yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it requires to efficiently market a home. When it concerns setting the list prices of your home it’s essential to price it properly if you want to minimize the number of days that it remains unsold. Representatives use what is known as a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses various types of regional information to find out various costs that your house might sell for, depending on whether you are searching 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 use psychological information which really has no bearing on what a home purchaser is willing to pay, or what a mortgage institution wants to provide on such a home. Realty representatives know this and cost the homes accordingly.
The second reason you must consider dealing with a realty agent is since they will negotiate the sale on your behalf. Negotiation can be complicated, and it’s important that you have somebody who has experience in these kinds of negotiations in your corner. It’s highly likely that the majority of purchasers will be dealing with an experience representative (since there is no cost for them to have this advantage), and an excellent agent is going to exploit every weak point that you may have when it pertains to working out in order to get a better offer for their client.
Third, representatives carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The intricacies of a realty transaction and the exacting information can be a breeding place for errors. These are frequently minor or unintentional 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 secures against any potential liability from mistakes dedicated on your behalf during 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?
Excellent agents know how to effectively market a home in all sort of market conditions. The truth is innovation is making the online home selling process much easier and even more efficient. Innovation allows representatives to note a house in less time, with less manual labor 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. 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 home’s sales price as commission.
Despite 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 house so that it sells quickly and at the very best rate possible. In an ideal world this would be a reality, however unfortunately it doesn’t seem to be the case. If you talk to 5 different agents concerning the sales of your house, you will probably get 5 various descriptions on precisely what they will do to assist you get your home offered. Some representatives do as little as taking the photographs of the house, together with the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and just wait for purchasing representatives to bring potential purchasers to view the home. It becomes worse when some representatives select to bypass the expenses of expert photography to ensure the home is presented in addition to possible online, and will take photographs with their cellphones and utilize 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 only have expert pictures, but also video, 3D virtual tours, along with paper and online marketing (i.e. they are really making an effort to attempt and discover a purchaser along with selling a house). With these representatives the costs for marketing a home will be hundreds, and depending upon the area, maybe even countless dollars. So the decision on exactly just how much an agent is willing to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend upon the prospective return on their investment when your home ultimately sells. For that reason, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is most likely most likely to invest more money than an agent 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 agent? A great deal of time that is likely to be the case, and you will find flat-fee brokers out there who will freely market that they not do anything more than add your property details and photographs 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 specific 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 tour and online marketing for all of my listings no matter how much your house is going to be sold for, because I think it’s my task to do everything in my power to assist get a home sold rapidly and effectively. How much commission I make 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 house seller, when they choose a representative 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 select a representative who can’t offer your home and it rests on the markets for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home loans, insurance coverages, taxes, etc, which exercise to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to an even more efficient agent who could sell your house quicker. Preferably, you would have the best of both worlds, where you can have the complete suite of sales, marketing and support services of your agent and their broker, but paying as little in representatives’ commission as you can.
When you speak to potential agents that you might want to deal with, don’t just inquire for specifics on how they’re going to market the home for you, and what additional administrative support is being used, likewise inquire for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which offers a total breakdown of all the expenses connected with selling a particular house to calculate how much the seller can expect to bank when their home has been sold. A Seller’s Net Sheet will consist of all of the representatives’ commissions amongst the other expenses.
As soon as you have all of the details above, then you must have the ability to make an informed decision on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Naples 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.