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 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 compensate a Buyer’s Agent

  •  I assure that your listing on the TMLS is complete, accurate and legal by NC Real Estate Commission standards. 
  • Copies of all required North Carolina sales forms provided to you at no charge.  
  • List Home on the Triangle Multiple Listing System (TMLS) for 120 days with up to 25 pictures. 
  • Your home will be exposed to every real estate agent/REALTOR® associated with the TMLS.
  • OK for you to continue selling home on your own. Commission to “Buyer’s” agent only if one is involved.  
  • Exponential internet exposure!  Internet coverage on 89 national real estate websites not available to FSBO’s, including Realtor.com. Listed homes also flow to all Realty company and individual agent websites signed up with the local MLS to do so.
  • No need to be home for Agent/REALTOR® showings. Only active, licensed agents are allowed to make appointments.  
  • Showing appointments handled by ShowingTime .
  • Personalized feedback sent directly to you from ShowingTime when provided by Buyer’s agent.
  • You provide photos for MLS. Professionally taken pictures optionally available for $125.00 ( Payable to photographer)
  • Lockbox and For Sale front yard sign available for additional $50.00 rental fee. 
  • ALL questions and offers and negotiations presented to you directly by the Buyer’s Agent.  
  • You are responsible for dealing with and responding to closing attorney.
  • 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 Personal or Bank Check. 
  • If your home is of  traditional design and under 2,000 sq. ft., I will measure your home at no extra charge.  Professional measurements by a licensed appraiser required for all others to remain legal. Pricing available on next bullet. 


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 fee1.25% Commission paid to BuySmart Realty at closing. HOLIDAY SPECIAL List by January 15th for 1.0%
  • Additional 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 still applies) 
  • Complimentary marketing analysis of your home to help with proper pricing.
  • 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 with me available during the selling process...   .  
  • 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  4.75%  Commission Paid at Closing (Includes Buyer’s Agent pay-out of 2.4% )   You pay nothing until home closes at price & terms you have agreed to. Never any additional professional or broker fees attached!  HOLIDAY SPECIAL – List by January 15th for 4.40%
  • Recommendations on staging your home for best presentation to buyers.
  • Option of  having professionally taken pictures for $125.00 paid to photographer. This will be reimbursed to you in FULL at closing.
  • I will provide Electronic Lock Box & Yard Sign.  Flyer Box with supply of flyers upon request included.
  • Upgraded presence on Realtor.com and Zillow. Boosted towards local buyers on BuySmart Realty FaceBook page and advertised on ADWERX. 
  • I will present all offers received to you personally 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. I am on call to you for the entire process. 

               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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