Why List Your Boat With Dilworth Yacht Brokers?
Finding a buyer who will pay your price and terms for your boat, takes
experience. A boat is likely to be one of your most expensive assets second
only to your home. To be assured of successful results, these and other
potentially complicated issues need to be considered:
★ Can you find a buyer with acceptable terms?
★ How are you going to find this buyer (who could be a slip mate, but most likely live in the next city, state or even in Maryland,
Florida, or California?
★ Who is going to show your boat without getting emotionally involved, when the buyer asks the tough questions?
★ Who is going to "write up" some kind of agreement to sell?
★ Do you legally need a deposit?
★ When should a survey be performed, if so who
★ Is the surveyor experienced or just getting excited about insignificant problems?
★ If a significant problem is found, what happens now? Who is going to keep the buyer enthusiastic about buying your boat and
keep the sale on schedule?
★ Who is going to make sure you get paid properly and on time? Who do you talk to when everything goes wrong? And so on...
Dilworth Yacht Brokers works for you to professionally sell your boat.
We manage all the aspects of the sale properly from: preparing detailed
information, determining the proper asking price, showing the boat and
answering questions from prospective buyers, assembling agreements, to
organizing financing, surveys, insurance; and, we make sure you are paid in
full and on time.
Above all, Dilworth Yacht Brokers, is firmly committed to an easy,
predictable, professional and a satisfying experience for all. Properly
selling boats, is our specialty here in Northern Michigan, and a tradition
since 1978. This is just part of what we do for you:
The best marketing plan gets your boat noticed and sold among the
thousands of boats that are on the market today. The right marketing plan is
developed and implemented for your boat. Some are advertised on a regional and
national basis, and others are advertised locally. We find buyers for both our
mainstream and unique boats using our proven techniques. Sometimes there are
only a few buyers for a certain boat; we find them. These efforts are
supplemented with regular brochures to both boat buyers and other yacht
We maintain lists of thousands of boaters and boat buyers that we
have had regular contract with over the years. Information is sent to all
interested prospects. When you've been selling boats for as long as we have,
you get to know a lot of boaters on a friendly first name basis. Other yacht
brokers will know about your boat too. When your boat is listed, we
immediately share the information with other companies, including those who may
specialize in your type of boat. Your boat could be sold through a Chicago,
Miami, San Diego, or Annapolis broker through our association with a sellect
group fo yacht brokers.
Quick response and diligent follow up, to those inquiring about your
boat with full listing reports, complete pictures, literature, etc. is just the
beginning. When ever you call us, you go immediately to us ... no holding or
waiting. We answer our phone from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm ... everyday. We like
We handle all the details beyond offering your boat to all who inquire
about your type of boat. Getting buyers interested and committed to buy your
boat is the next step. Moving the sale through all the other important details
as: purchasing contracts, survey, sea trial, financing, insurance, and final
delivery is also our specialty. We "sweat all the details" so you don't have
to; and we do this successfully, professionally, and on time. If a problem is
encountered, our decades of experience resolves it. Once a purchase agreement
is written, we rarely lose a sale.
Yacht brokerage is our only business. While other companies do have
brokerage services as a part of their overall marine operation, we feel best
efforts are sometimes diluted by many other duties. All our time, money and
expertise is spent only on brokerage activities to sell more boats. Your boat
will never compete with other new boats that must be sold first.
Dilworth Yacht Brokers is proud of the hundreds of successful
transactions we have completed over the decades. Every transaction is
important to us regardless of the size or price. Repeat business is a very
part our success. We look forward to serving you well, having your
expectations fulfilled, and having you be another success story for all
Written by Wes Dilworth, President and Founder of Dilworth Yacht Brokers
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