Brokerage Explained

Cost effective narrow boat brokerage service

When the time comes to start selling your narrowboat, there is plenty to think about. 

How quickly can you achieve a sale?
Is it worth dealing with a broker?
How can you get the best possible deal?

If you want to maximise buyer visibility and expert support, its time to talk to Venetian Marina. 

Five steps to sell your canal boat on brokerage

Once you've decided to utilise our services what happens next? 
  1. We take a specification of your boat
  2. We arrange a free valuation of your narrowboat and confirm the market value
  3. We market to buyers online, on-site and through trade advertising.
  4. Once we've found a buyer, we'll support you in negotiating a deal.
  5. We just take a small commission of 4% plus VAT (minimum charge of £1,250 plus VAT) when your boat sale completes.

Five reasons to sell through Venetian Marina

  1. Free no-obligation valuation of your narrowboat
  2. Free moorings whilst your boat is marketed
  3. Buyer/Seller matchmaking service
  4. Thousands of website visitors each month
  5. Competitive sale-based commission

To enquire about this please complete the form below with your details:

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Looking to sell your Narrowboat?

We’re the UK’s biggest narrowboat broker with 130+ boats for sale at any time in two great locations; Cheshire and Northamptonshire. So we’re experts in understanding how much your boat is worth and what buyers are prepared to pay. We’ll work hard to get you the best possible price for your boat; we just take a commission when it’s sold.

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