Welcome to the BuySmart Realty! 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, including a flat fee option. I also never charge any additional “brokerage” or “professional” fees! I have been assisting people 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. If you have any questions, please contact me for a FREE, NO HASSLE, NO PRESSURE, NO OBLIGATION consultation. Allow me to put my 24 years of experience to work for you!!
BUYSMART LISTING OPTIONS & PRICING
The “COACH” Plan – Entry Only Service ” Flat Fee ” – $425.00* flat fee
For those wishing to sell as a For Sale By Owner but 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
- Your home is exposed to thousands of REALTOR®s associated with Triangle MLS.
- Professionally taken pictures optionally available for $125.00 . ( Payable to photographer)
- You provide me with details of home for MLS entry.
- OK for you to continue to market home on your own. Still potential for NO Buyer commission if sold by you as a FSBO.
- Commission to “Buyer’s” agent only if involved. (2.4% recommended in Wake & other counties ; 3% “recommended” in Durham County)
- Internet coverage on 88 national real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including Realtor.com .
- Showing appointments handled by ShowingTime .
- NO need to be home for Realtor® showings if lock box is used.
- Personalized feedback sent directly to you from ShowingTime when provided by Buyer’s agent
- Combo lock box available for a separate rental fee of $40.00. BuySmart sign available at same pricing. Electronic Lock Boxes available for $100 rental.
- 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 at no extra charge
- Ability to upgrade to “Business Class” or “First Class” at any time. If upgrade is made, the flat fee paid to BuySmart will be reimbursed to you at closing via reduced commission amount.
- * Flat Fee DUE at time of listing
- NO SELLER COMMISSION OR BROKERAGE FEES PAID TO BuySmart Realty
The “BUSINESS CLASS” Plan – Limited Service – Commission Based
For those wishing to sell as a For Sale By Owner but willing to work with a Buyer’s Agent and want additional services.
- NO Upfront fee – 1% Commission paid to BuySmart Realty at closing.
- Commission paid to “Buyers” agent if involved ( 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 provide 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
- Lawn Sign & Lock Box provided
- Consultations available during the process.
- ALL showing appointments by agents 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 89 public real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including Realtor.com plus 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.
* NO OTHER FEES PAID TO BuySmart REALTY!!
The “FIRST CLASS” Plan – Full Service – Commission Based
- NO Upfront Fees – Low TOTAL 4.8% Commission Paid at Closing ( includes both buying and listing side) 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 having professionally taken pictures for $125.00 paid to photographer. This will be fully reimbursed to you at closing.
- Appointments handled by ShowingTime. No need to be home for showings!
- 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.
- 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 !!!
NO ADDITIONAL TRANSACTION OR BROKERAGE FEES !!
Please note, I understand the importance of protecting your contact information. I hate being spammed myself so will never share or sell your private contact information to anyone else. By giving me your phone number and email address, you are simply giving me permission to contact you via email or phone. This contact form DOES NOT obligate you to any services or fees. If you prefer, contact me directly via text or phone at 919-795-5447. Ernie Behrle