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Old 09-11-2007, 06:37 PM
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What are the pros and cons of listing with a broker in your home town. I've never really done this and my boat has been for sale in boat trader online and I was called today from a local broker. He is sending me the contract to read over.

He seems to be able to reach farther out with his listing than my boatrader add.

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Did you try the OSO classifieds ?

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Cons he probably gets 10%.
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Did you try the OSO classifieds ?

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This does not seem to be the fish boat type of crowd. I did sell my 29 Fountain years ago from OSO.
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This does not seem to be the fish boat type of crowd. I did sell my 29 Fountain years ago from OSO.
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Give it a shot....Ya never know who is looking for what, or they may have a friend looking for that kind of boat.
Its a lot of bang for the buck.

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Did you try the OSO classifieds ?

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I just sold mine and all it took was a week.............
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What are you asking for it?

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This does not seem to be the fish boat type of crowd. I did sell my 29 Fountain years ago from OSO.
The pro is you find a broker that knows his clientele and has a list of people they think might be interested in mind.

Con the guy who wants a listing to boost their inventory and is greedy. Like my current real estate agent!
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call scott Ryerson www.suncoatspowerboats.com rattle his cage for a little.
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Mike, First of all I want to asy that the Fountain TE is a sweet ride! I checked one out at the Tampa show this W/E. That boat is huge! The good thing about a broker is they handle all of the BS calls and more importantly they make sure all of the finances are in order starting with the deposit. Sometimes it is worth the 10% for them to deal with all of the hassle. The Cons: Dealing with a broker
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