Potential home sellers, Welcome to BuySmart Realty !  As an experienced “LOCAL” REALTOR®,  I offer home sellers a choice of listing plans that are significantly less in cost than more traditional companies, including a flat fee option.  I never charge home sellers any additional “brokerage” or “professional” fees !  I will also discount the “First Class” plan even further if you agree to use my services to represent you with purchase of your next home in this area.  I offer hassle free listing! Should you wish to withdraw from my services at any time, there is no penalty.  I have been assisting people both sell and purchase residential properties across the Triangle area, including western Johnston County, Granville and Franklin counties 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!!   P.S.  Ask me about COMING SOON listings  !!home sellers


The “COACH” Plan – Entry Only Service ” Flat Fee ” – $475.00* flat fee

For home sellers working as a “For Sale By Owner” but willing to work with a Buyer’s Agent

  • *Unlike many of my flat fee competitors, I ensure that your listing on the TMLS is complete, accurate and legal by NC Real Estate Commission standards. I also ensure your listing reflects all the details of the home to be seen on the other real estate websites your listing will flow to.
  • Copies of all required North Carolina sales forms provided to you at no charge.  
  • List Home on the Triangle Multiple Listing System (TMLS) for as long as you need with up to 25 pictures. 
  • Your home will be exposed to currently some 11,500 agents/REALTORS® associated with TMLS.
  • OK for you to continue selling home on your own. Still potential for NO Buyer commission. Commission to “Buyer’s” agent only if one is involved.  
  • Internet coverage on 88 national real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including Realtor.com.  
  • Showing appointments handled by ShowingTime .
  • Personalized feedback sent directly to you from ShowingTime when provided by Buyer’s agent.
  • Professionally taken pictures optionally available for $125.00 ( Payable to photographer)
  • Lockbox and For Sale front yard sign for additional $40.00 rental fee. No need to be home for Realtor showings. Only active, licensed agents are allowed to make appointments. 
  • Buyer’s agent will present all offers to you and negotiate with you directly.
  • 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 via Check or Pay-Pal ( Additional Pay-Pal fee of $13.00 )
  • If your home is under 2,000 sq. ft., I will measure your home at no extra charge.  Over 2000?  Please read the following:


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

For those selling home as a For Sale By Owner, willing to work with a Buyer’s Agent and want some additional services. 

  • NO Upfront fee – 1.25% Commission paid to BuySmart Realty at closing.
  • Commission paid to “Buyers” agent if involved  ( 2.4% “recommended” )   Still potential for NO “Buyer” commission if you sell home on your own as a FSBO. ( BuySmart’s commission of 1.25% still applies) 
  • Complimentary marketing analysis of your home.
  • List Home on the Triangle MLS  for up to 120 days with up to 25 pictures. No additional fee for longer term
  • Exposure to currently some 11,500 agents associated with Triangle MLS
  • You may continue selling home as a FSBO as well 
  • I will do all room measurements of your home plus take photos.
  • Option of professionally taken pictures available for $125.00 payable to photographer. $75 reimbursed to you at closing. 
  •  Lawn Sign & Lock Box provided at NO additional charge
  • Consultations available during the selling 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 88 public real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including Realtor.com plus will be Featured on the BuySmart Realty website. Listings also flow to most realty company websites as well as agents personal websites. 
  • Listing will have additional coverage with upgraded status on Zillow & Realtor.com plus will be placed and targeted to buyers on FaceBook. 
  • 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 Fee – Low  TOTAL  4.5%  Commission Paid at Closing.   You pay nothing until home closes at price & terms you have agreed to. Never any additional professional or broker fees attached!
  • 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 when selling home!
  • You will receive email feedback from showing agents immediately upon being completed
  • I will provide Electronic Lock Box & Yard Sign.  Flyer Box with supply of flyers upon request included.
  • Premiere Internet Coverage to include being Featured on front page of  this website as well as  viewable on 88 other public real estate websites. Upgraded presence on Realtor.com and Zillow. Boosted on BuySmart Realty FaceBook page. 
  • 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 PROFESSIONAL OR BROKERAGE FEES !!

For additional information, contact real estate professional Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty via text of phone at 919-795-5447.  You may also use the contact form below. 

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