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post #17 of Old 07-11-2013
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Re: Boat Too Cheap to get a Buyer's Broker?

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Originally Posted by chuck53 View Post
I think most brokers charge 10% commission with a minimum of $500. So a $3000 boat will have a commission of $500 split between 2 brokers for $250 each. I've met brokers who wouldn't walk down the dock for $250.

For the money you are looking to spend, I think Bljones is right, you going to be doing your own tire kicking and dealing directly with sellers - no brokers involved.
It's actually worse than that as the house takes half of the $500. That leaves $250 to split two ways = $125 per broker.
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