Home Seller Services


Other real estate companies in the area - even national websites like Zillow - have a simple marketing plan: List it and Forget it.  At Brinkoetter we know it takes more than just a listing on a website and a sign in the yard.  Selling a home requires a strong marketing effort. Read below to find out more about our 18 Point Full Service Listing and the Top Reasons To List With Brinkoetter.


Your Full Service Listing

You receive:

  1. Exclusive Right to Sell Agreement with full participation with other Decatur Board of Realtors members.
  2. Includes all tasks necessary to successfully close a residential real estate transaction.
  3. Professional Market Analysis
  4. Published in Decatur Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
  5. Published on Brinkoetter.com, Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com
  6. Color digital photos of the property published on company website and MLS.
  7. Optional Walk-Thru Video and Aerial Video
  8. To-scale floor plan posted on website.
  9. Yard sign placed on site.
  10. Lock box placed on property.
  11. Color flyers.
  12. Color "just listed" announcement cards.
  13. Open Houses.
  14. Realtor's coffee.
  15. We provide complete listing management.
  16. Follow-up on all property showings.
  17. We negotiate the contract.
  18. We manage the closing process.

Top Reasons To List With Brinkoetter

  • Brinkoetter.com is highly trusted and used in this community.  In 2016, Brinkoetter.com averaged over 21,256 users every month, adding up to 379,789 pageviews per month.* Buyers love our website because it is easy to use and easy to find what they are looking for.
  • Brinkoetter has 60 agents and each of those agents are coming into contact with potential buyers every day. Would you rather list with a company with 5-10 agents, or a company who can network with 60?
  • In 2016 Brinkoetter helped people buy & sell 1,129 properties. Our nearest competitor had 325.
  • Although some of our listings sell in the first week, in 2016 Brinkoetter listings averaged 120 days on the market.  The market average in 2016 was 152 days. 
  • We have the strongest social media presence in the market, with a high focus on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and Google Plus.  As of February 8, 2017, we had 5,444 Facebook fans.
  • Brinkoetter has been locally owned and operated since 1965.  We are highly involved in the community and comitted to its success.

*Source: Google Analytics, Average, January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016