midlife - I meant no disrespect and sorry if it seemed so. It's just that I hate to see money on the table and would have negotiated his fee down to 5% - 7-8% at the most, since you didn't contract his services. He would have co-broked the deal if you hired another broker to list. But hey . . that's just me.
At any rate, you're right about the quick deal, with little effort on anybody's part and Congratulations are definitely in order. best of luck in your new boat search.
Hey trust me, the thought did cross my mind, and I still have that card to play should the seller try to beat me up based on survey issues.