Aura with ABYA advise that you should always use a professional to ensure you have all the correct documentation for legal ownership of your new boat.
ABYA advises you should always use a professional to ensure your sale is managed properly and the correct documentation passed to the new owner.
The vendor pays the brokerage commission, which will be a fixed percentage of the final sale price (plus VAT). This fee includes:
The broker will also advise the vendor of all offers and negotiate with the purchaser as well as liaising with the surveyor and assist in re-negotiating the fee if this is appropriate.
The % rate will be advised at the beginning of the contract, and the broker will provide you with a Listing Agreement setting out the contractual terms.
Be guided by the broker over market price he is the expert. You need to be realistic.
Note: this page principally covers the sale of a boat through a broker acting as an intermediary.
Note: the use of the term broker here should be taken to mean any boat sales personnel, whether at a brokerage or a dealership, unless specifically stated.