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San Carlos Park Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker

You’ve worked hard on building up the equity in your home over the years, so why 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 hiring a full-service broker, while saving the $1000’s that you benefit from when you choose a flat-fee broker.

To see the possible savings you can make when you choose LISTED Realty as your selling agent, simply move the slider to the level that is close to how much you think your house would be valued at…

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*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.  

We’re Not Just 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 choose a broker to list their home, however at LISTED Realty we believe that we must 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 house. Our objective is to sell every property that is trusted to us as quickly as possible, for the 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, 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 would like to do the same for you too!

Why I Chose Listed Realty

Callum GardnerWhen I started my career as a licensed real estate agent I preferred to join a brokerage that had modern ideas. Since I came from a real estate photography and videography background, I was approached by a number of larger brokerages that asked me to join their companies. I did go and speak to a few of them, and as excellent as they all sounded, the something that struck me was that everyone was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each company that I spoke to said they were different from their competitors but no one could explain anything specific that made them different , apart from their name, or that they were part of a large 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.

Prior to 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 a very large pond 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!
4875 E Riverside Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33905
2 bed | 3 bath | 1,130 sqft

Ron and Denise saved $8995*

11299 Callaway Greens Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,688 sqft

Steve and Karen saved $4450*

8771 Estero Blvd #301, Bonita Springs, FL 33931
1 bed | 1 bath | 780 sqft

David and Lisa saved $5830*

* when compared to paying a 3% listing fee

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More About San Carlos Park

San Carlos Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 16,824 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

San Carlos Park is located in south-central Lee County at 26°28′28″N 81°48′56″W / 26.47444°N 81.81556°W / 26.47444; -81.81556 (26.474458, -81.815467). It is an unincorporated community, bordered to the south by the village of Estero and to the east by the Three Oaks CDP. U.S. Route 41 forms the western edge of San Carlos Park, leading north 13 miles (21 km) to Fort Myers, the county seat, and south through Estero and Bonita Springs 22 miles (35 km) to Naples.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the San Carlos Park CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (12.9 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.2 km2) are land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), or 4.93%, are water. The land in the CDP drains west via Mullock Creek to Estero Bay, an estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico.

At the 2000 census there were 16,317 people, 5,901 households, and 4,449 families in the CDP. The population density was 3,360.5 people per square mile (1,296.3/km2). There were 6,580 housing units at an average density of 1,355.2/sq mi (522.7/km2). The racial makup of the CDP was 93.84% White, 1.26% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.31% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.14%.

Of the 5,901 households 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 16.5% of households were one person and 4.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.09.

Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker

When selling a home, it’s essential to know the various manner ins which you can conserve money on your commission. For example, some agents charge flat costs, while others require sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of just how much they sell their home 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 better option than trying to deal with the sale of your house yourself. Agents have access and insight into what it takes to efficiently market a home. When it comes to setting the prices of your house it’s crucial to price it properly if you wish to minimize the number of days that it stays unsold. Representatives use what is referred to as a comparative market analysis (CMA) uses various types of local information to figure out various rates that your house may sell for, depending upon 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 rates on their own, homeowners tend to use psychological information which truly has no bearing on what a home purchaser wants to pay, or what a mortgage institution wants to provide on such a home. Property agents know this and cost the homes accordingly.

The second reason you must think about dealing with a real estate representative is because they will work out the sale in your place. Settlement can be made complex, and it’s important that you have somebody who has experience in these types of settlements on your side. It’s extremely most likely that many buyers will be working with an experience agent (given that there is no cost for them to have this benefit), and a good representative is going to exploit every weak point that you might have when it pertains to negotiating in order to get a much better deal for their client.

Third, agents bring Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The complexities of a real estate deal and the exacting details can be a breeding ground for errors. These are typically minor or unintended however still liable to trigger legal procedures if the buyer is not satisfied with any issue found after the sale of the house has actually been completed. E&O Insurance secures versus any prospective liability from errors committed on your behalf throughout the sales process 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 successfully market a home in all type of market conditions. The reality is technology is making the online home selling procedure much easier and far more efficient. Innovation allows agents to note a home in less time, with less manual labor required on their part. For the majority of agents this has actually been not shown in the quantity 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 list prices as commission.

Regardless of whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the same amount of effort must be made to market a home so that it sells rapidly and at the best rate possible. In an ideal world this would be a truth, but sadly it doesn’t seem to be the case. If you interview 5 different agents regarding the sales of your home, you will most likely get 5 different explanations on exactly what they will do to help you get your house offered. Some agents do as low as taking the photographs of the home, in addition to the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and merely await buying agents to bring potential purchasers to see the home. It gets worse when some agents choose to forego the expenses of expert photography to make sure the house is presented along with possible online, and will take pictures 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 money (or their brokers’ cash) to not just have professional photos, but likewise video, 3D virtual tours, along with paper and online marketing (i.e. they are in fact making an effort to try and find a buyer in addition to offering a house). With these agents the costs for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending on the area, maybe even countless dollars. So the choice on precisely how much an agent wants to spend on marketing dollars truly will depend on the prospective return on their investment when your home eventually offers. For that reason, a representative who is going to make 3% commission, is most likely most likely to spend more cash than an agent 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 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 not do anything more than include your home information and photographs that you have to provide into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who offer the precise same services that you would get out of a percentage based broker. As an agent with LISTED Realty, I provide professional photography, expert videography, a 3D virtual tour and internet marketing for all of my listings no matter just how much your home is going to be sold for, due to the fact that I believe it’s my task to do whatever in my power to assist get a home offered rapidly and effectively. Just 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 choose an agent to help them offer their houses is performance 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 rests on the marketplaces for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home loans, insurances, taxes, etc, which work out to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to a far more efficient representative who could sell 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 agent and their broker, however paying as little in agents’ commission as you can.

When you speak to potential agents that you may want to deal with, do not just ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what additional administrative support is being used, likewise inquire for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which gives a complete breakdown of all the expenses associated with selling a specific home to determine just how much the seller can anticipate to bank when their home has actually been sold. A Seller’s Net Sheet will include all of the agents’ commissions among the other expenses.

As soon as you have all of the info above, then you must be able to make a notified decision on which choice is best for you.

If you are thinking of selling your home in San Carlos Park 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.