Smart Move Selling System
The Smart Move Selling system is changing the way home sellers in the Greater Baton Rouge market area choose to sell their property. Many “traditional” full fee Realtors will tell you that they are worth the 6 to 8% commission they charge to sell your property. However, Smart Listings Agents believe that you and your family paid to create the equity in your home, and YOU deserve as much of that equity as possible!
Until now, the problem for home sellers is that there’s been only two “legitimate” options available to sell their property. The first is to hire a full fee Realtor to sell their property. The second is to attempt to sell For Sale By Owner (FSBO). Listing with an agent will most times get the property sold quicker (A Realtor listed property sells on average 180 days quicker than a FSBO) but, the seller is paying 5 to 7% of the sales price for the service.
On the other hand, selling FSBO may appear to be a better financial decision but comes with inherent problems. The biggest problem with selling FSBO is that the vast majority of home buyers will never know the property is available for sale. In fact, according to National Association of Realtors (NAR) statistics, 87% of homebuyers who will purchase a property in the next 120 days are already working with a Realtor. This is a problem for the FSBO because these agents typically WILL NOT show their clients a For Sale by Owner property.
Because of this lack of potential buyers, FSBO sellers often times begin lowering the price of their property. These price reductions will often ultimately result in the seller accepting an offer they would have never entertained early in the sales process. This is exactly the reason the NAR statistics show that FSBO sellers average an 18% lower sales price than comparable Realtor listed properties. On top of that, even when a FSBO seller finds a buyer, 50% of these transactions will fail to close for one reason or another!
The Smart Move Selling System was designed from ground up to eliminate most, if not all, of the dilemma a home sellers faces when deciding how they will sell their property! This innovative sales system allows our home seller clients the best of both worlds. The Smart Move equation is simple: Quick Sales – Higher Sales Prices – Lower Commissions = HAPPY SELLERS!
Derek was always ready to meet me and show homes when it was convenient to me. When he understood what was most important to me in a home, he would diligently research new listings and send them to me. He worked for me a few months prior to my move from Colorado, never forgetting to keep me informed.
I am almost 60 years young and have needed to depend on realtors about 5 times in my life, either with buying new property or selling old. Derek was the very first that came with no irritation, or that feeling that I can’t wait to never see this person once the deal is done! With changes in life through new housing being hard enough, Derek Overstreet will become a family friend, due to his professional and trusting guidance as your realtor.
Brandon is seriously the best real estate agent out there! He literally walked us through every detail of the process and he is so easy to communicate with! He gets back to you ASAP and he exceeded all of our expectations for an agent! I would highly recommend him to anyone!
Brandon was very helpful during my home search. He was quite resourceful and responsive. I would highly recommend him if you’re looking to purchase or sale your home.
Derek is a great guy! It’s been months since we bought our home and I can still call him if I have any questions. If I ever buy another house it will definitely be with him.
We really enjoyed working with Brandon while searching for our new home. He let us know what to expect and lead us through the whole process so that it didn’t have to be a stressful one. He also responded to our calls and texts quickly, with no matter how small or big our question or concern was. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is even thinking about buying or selling their home.
Brandon did a great job selling our home. He was always available and kept us informed during the process. Brandon is very knowledgeable and more importantly he is honest. I highly recommend Brandon to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.
Brandon was very helpful and knowldgeable. My wife and I were new to the area and looking for our first house Brandon was willing to work with us around my work schedule and was very kind in allowing our young son to come along on house searches and helping to keep him entertained as well .
Working with Smart Move Real Estate and Jay Johnson was an absolute pleasure. They not only got my home sold for top dollar, they also saved me a lot of money in the process. Jay went above and beyond to educate and assure me throughout the process. There is no other Realtor that I would even consider referring to my friends and family!
I didn’t have the best experience with the Realtor who sold me my house. So, naturally I was a bit skeptical when Derek and Jay from Smart Move told me that they could get my house sold for less commission than other agents were telling me that they would charge me. Well, they didn’t just get my home sold quickly and for a great price, their knowledge and experience kept me from making a mistake that could have cost me tens of thousands of dollars. I am so thankful I decided to allow them …