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While brokers aren't my favorite humanoids, some of them are worth knowing, sounds like you got a good one!
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The upshot is I sold my boat without really meaning to/trying. I just happened to run into a broker from AYS that had a buyer looking for a boat like mine. The boat was never listed -- probably the easiest money this broker ever made, but you can't argue with success.
So, you paid this guy a 10% commission for just an hour's work?
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So, you paid this guy a 10% commission for just an hour's work?
So it would be better to pay him a 10% commission after waiting weeks, months or years for the boat to sell while paying addtional storage fees the whole time?

I got what I feel is a fair price in my pocket after paying his commission, the buyer is getting the boat at what they feel is a fair price and he gets his commisson. Seems like a win-win-win to me.
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Congrats! An easy sale is the best one, especially when it acts as a catalyst to further a dream
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I got what I feel is a fair price in my pocket after paying his commission, the buyer is getting the boat at what they feel is a fair price and he gets his commisson. Seems like a win-win-win to me.
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.
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Hey, the way I see it... if you got your price... the 10% is worth it... especially with the speed and lack of headaches involved..
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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.
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