Welcome to the BuySmart Realty Listing & Price Guide. As an experienced “LOCAL” REALTOR®,  I offer you a “choice of listing plans” that are significantly less in cost to you than more traditional companies. I have been assisting people just like yourself  both sell and purchase residential properties across the Triangle area, including western Johnston County, since 1994.  I take great pride in the faith, trust and confidence my clients place in me. Should you be selling your home in order to purchase your next home here in the Triangle area, I would gladly negotiate any listing rates to become your Buyer’s agent on the purchase side. BuySmart never charges upfront fees to buyers.  If  you have any questions or wish to discuss services, please contact me for a  FREE, NO HASSLE, NO PRESSURE, NO OBLIGATION consultation. Allow me to  put my 23  years of experience and expertise to work for you!! Scroll through my plans below.BuySmart


The “COACH” Plan – Entry Only Service – $425.00*

For those wishing to sell as a For Sale By Owner and willing to work with a Buyer’s Agent

  • List Home on the Triangle Multiple Listing System for up to 120 days with up to 25 pictures 
  • Professionally taken pictures available.
  • You  provide me with details of home, including room sizes, for MLS entry. 
  • Your home is exposed to thousands of REALTOR®s associated with Triangle MLS.
  • Commission to “Buyer’s” agent only if involved.  (2.4% “recommended” in Wake & other counties ; 3% “recommended” in Durham County)   
  • OK for you to continue to market home on your own. Still potential for NO Buyer commission if sold by you as a FSBO.
  • Internet coverage on 88 national real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including .
  • Showing appointments handled by ShowingTime
  • Personalized feedback sent directly to you from ShowingTime when provided by Buyers agent
  • NO need to be home for showings if lock box is used. 
  • Combo lock box available for a separate rental fee of $50.00. BuySmart signage available at same pricing. Electronic Lock Boxes available for higher fee. 
  • Buyer’s agents will present all offers to you and negotiate directly with you.
  • Copies of all required North Carolina sales forms provided to you
  • Ability to upgrade to “Business Class” or  “First Class” at any time. If upgrade is made, the fee paid to BuySmart  for the Coach plan will be reimbursed to you at closing via reduced commission amount.
  • *Fee DUE at time of listing


The “BUSINESS CLASS” Plan – Limited Service – Commission Based

For those wishing to sell as a For Sale By Owner and willing to work with a Buyer’s Agent but want additional services. 

  • NO Upfront fee – 1% Commission paid to BuySmart Realty at closing.
  • Commission paid to “Buyers” agent if involved  (min 2.4% “recommended” in Wake & other counties; 3% in Durham)   Still potential for NO “Buyer” commission if you sell home on your own as a FSBO. ( Seller commission of 1% still applies) 
  • I will assist you with marketing analysis of your home.
  • List Home on the Triangle MLS  for up to 120 days with up to 25 pictures taken by me. No additional fee for longer term
  • Option of professionally taken pictures available for $125.00 payable to photographer with $50 reimbursed to you at closing. 
  • I will do all room measurements of your home.
  • Exposure to thousands of REALTORs associated with Triangle MLS
  • You may continue to market your home as a FSBO as well
  • I Provide Lawn Sign & Lock Box 
  • Consultations available during the process.  
  • ALL appointments handled through ShowingTime
  • NO need for you to be present for showings!. Only actively licensed agents can make appointments.
  • Personalized showing  feedback sent directly to your email from ShowingTime.
  • Full Internet Coverage to 88 public real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including and will be Featured on mine as well.
  • Buyer’s Agent will present offers directly to you!   You handle all negotiations and post contract obligations.
  • No extra charges for updates on MLS as needed. .ie price changes, status etc. ALL Required North Carolina Sales Forms provided to you.
  • Switch to Full Service plan at any time.  If upgrade is made, amendment to listing contract will be made to reflect new commission amount.



The “FIRST CLASS” Plan – Full Service – Commission Based

  • NO Upfront Fees – Low TOTAL 4.8% Commission Paid at Closing.  You pay nothing until home closes at price & terms you have agreed to. 
  • Full marketing analysis of your home to help you determine proper asking price.
  • Representation of your best interests throughout entire process.
  • Recommendations on staging your home for best presentation to buyers
  • Your home listed in Multiple Listing System with the maximum 25 pictures allowed taken by me.  Option of  professionally taken pictures available for $100.00 to be fully reimbursed to you at closing.
  • Appointments handled by ShowingTime.  No need to be home for showings!
  • You will have access to ShowingTime website to change showing schedules if need be
  • You will receive email feedback from showing agents immediately upon being completed
  • I will provide Electronic Lock Box, Yard Sign, Flyer Box plus will maintain supply of flyers for you.
  • Premiere Internet Coverage to include being Featured on front page of  this website as well as  viewable on 88 other public real estate websites. 
  • Listing announcement emailed to ALL REALTORS within 20 mile radius of your home
  • I will present all offers received to you along with an analysis of projected net proceeds based upon offer.
  • My Personal attention as your primary interface for any Questions, Offers, Negotiations, Inspection Issues and Closing. You will NOT be assigned to another agent.

               MY TIME                                                       MY EXPERIENCE                                                     MY EXPERTISE !!!



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