Southeast Arcadia Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked extremely hard on increasing the equity on your home over the years, 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 benefits of working with a full-service broker, while enjoying the savings that come with working with 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 select to sell your home with LISTED Realty…
*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 should have when they select a broker to sell their home, but at LISTED Realty we believe that we need to ALWAYS offer our MAXIMUM effort for each home-seller that we work with. There are no corners cut with what we do, no matter 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 clients money.
How do we do that? We simply use the latest 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 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 brokerage that had progressive ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was contacted by a several larger brokerages that wanted me to join their companies. I did go and speak to a few of them, and as excellent as they all appeared to be, the one thing that struck me was that everyone was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each broker that I spoke to said they were different from their competitors 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 related to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no recognizable difference.
Before joining LISTED Realty, I did work for a couple of other brokers, but I was never completely happy because I really was always a small fish in a very large pond struggling to be noticed among the bigger fish who had been there a lot longer. 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 each 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!
2 bed | 3 bath | 1,130 sqft
Ron and Denise saved $8995*
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,688 sqft
Steve and Karen saved $4450*
1 bed | 1 bath | 780 sqft
David and Lisa saved $5830*
* 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 Southeast Arcadia
Southeast Arcadia is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeSoto County, Florida, United States. The population was 6,554 at the 2010 census.
Southeast Arcadia is located at 27°11′56″N 81°51′7″W / 27.19889°N 81.85194°W / 27.19889; -81.85194 (27.198854, -81.851908).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.9 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,064 people, 1,897 households, and 1,295 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 830.1 people per square mile (320.3/km2). There were 2,230 housing units at an average density of 305.3/sq mi (117.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.24% White, 4.16% African American, 2.49% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 18.09% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 45.73% of the population.
There were 1,897 households, out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.16 and the average family size was 3.37.
Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker
When selling a home, it’s crucial to know the different manner ins which you can conserve money on your commission. For example, some agents charge flat fees, 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 dealing with a representative might be a much better alternative than attempting to deal with the sale of your home yourself. Representatives have access and insight into what it requires to efficiently market a home. When it pertains to setting the prices of your house it’s crucial to price it correctly if you wish to lower the variety of days that it remains unsold. Agents utilize what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) utilizes various types of local information to determine various costs that your house may sell for, depending upon whether you are looking for a quick sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting rates on their own, property owners tend to use emotional details which really has no bearing on what a house buyer is willing to pay, or what a home mortgage institution is willing to provide on such a home. Realty representatives understand this and rate the houses appropriately.
The second reason why you need to think about dealing with a property representative is due to the fact that they will work out the sale on your behalf. Settlement can be complicated, and it’s important that you have someone who has experience in these types of negotiations in your corner. It’s extremely likely that a lot of buyers will be dealing with an experience agent (because there is no cost for them to have this advantage), and a good representative is going to make use of every weakness that you may have when it pertains to negotiating in order to get a much better deal for their client.
Third, agents carry Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The intricacies of a real estate transaction and the exacting details can be a breeding ground for mistakes. These are frequently minor or inadvertent but still liable to trigger legal proceedings if the buyer is not satisfied with any problem discovered after the sale of the house has been completed. E&O Insurance protects against any possible liability from errors devoted in your place throughout 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 agents know how to efficiently market a home in all kinds of market conditions. The truth is innovation is making the online house selling process much easier and even more efficient. Innovation allows representatives to list a house in less time, with less manual work needed on their part. For many agents this has actually been not shown in the quantity that they charge their sellers for listing their homes. Nevertheless, flat-fee brokers do acknowledge this by charging a lower amount than would be paid when compared to be charged 2-3% of a home’s 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 house so that it offers rapidly and at the best rate possible. In a perfect world this would be a truth, however regrettably it does not appear to be the case. If you speak with 5 various representatives relating to the sales of your house, you will probably get 5 different descriptions on precisely what they will do to assist you get your home sold. Some agents do as little as taking the photos of the home, in addition to the information of the home, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and simply await buying agents to bring potential buyers to see the home. It worsens when some agents pick to bypass the costs of professional photography to guarantee the home exists as well as possible online, and will take pictures with their mobile phones and utilize those. So their costs would be very little.
Then you have the more professional agents who will invest their own money (or their brokers’ cash) to not only have expert photographs, but likewise video, 3D virtual tours, along with paper and online advertising (i.e. they are really making an effort to try and find a buyer as well as selling a home). With these representatives the expenses for marketing a house will be hundreds, and depending on the area, maybe even countless dollars. So the choice on exactly how much a representative is willing to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend upon the potential return on their financial investment when your home ultimately offers. For that reason, a representative who is going to earn 3% commission, is probably more likely to spend more money than a representative who is only going to make 2%.
So with this being said, you might ask with that reasoning, will not a percentage based agent invest more cash on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned agent? A lot of time that is likely to be the case, and you will find flat-fee brokers out there who will honestly advertise that they not do anything more than include your residential or commercial property details and pictures that you have to supply into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who use the precise same services that you would anticipate from a percentage based broker. As an agent with LISTED Realty, I supply professional photography, expert videography, a 3D virtual tour and internet marketing for all of my listings despite just how much the house is going to be sold for, due to the fact that I believe it’s my task to do whatever in my power to help get a home 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 select a representative to help them offer their houses is efficiency and value. There is no point in cutting the quantity that you will pay in commission if you pick a representative who can’t sell your house and it sits on the markets for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home loans, insurances, taxes, etc, which exercise to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to a much more efficient representative who could sell your house quicker. Preferably, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the total suite of sales, marketing and support services of your representative and their broker, but paying as little in representatives’ commission as you can.
When you speak with prospective agents that you might wish to deal with, don’t just ask them for specifics on how they’re going to market the house for you, and what extra administrative support is being provided, also ask for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which gives a total breakdown of all the expenses associated 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 consist of all of the agents’ commissions amongst the other costs.
As soon as you have all of the details above, then you should be able to make a notified choice on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Southeast Arcadia 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.