Brokerage Services

Our on-water full service location, experienced staff, and 66 years of award winning sales and service attracts thousands of prospective boat buyers every year. Over 50% of our boat sales are pre-owned. Our extensive 24/7 internet advertising and boat show participation combined with our easy to reach location in Northwest Indiana between Chicago and Michigan make it easy for boat buyers to see your boat and sea trial. From Sales, to Financing, to Service everything a seller and buyer needs is under one roof and supported by one team. We also take Trades on brokerage!!!!

B & E Broker XYZ
In-house finance department support Yes No
Can purchase trades on a brokerage sale Yes No
Full service department support for all repairs Yes No
On road service fleet to service harbors Yes No
Fully stocked parts department support Yes No
Inside/Outside storage onsite Yes No
Brokerage docks onsite Yes No
On-Water location for demos Yes No
Centrally located in the midwest Yes No
Only 38 miles from Chicago by water Yes No
Professional licensed captain on staff Yes No
On-water training by captain included in sale Yes No
Professional detail services Yes No
Professional factory/systems trained sales team Yes No
Member of soldboats.com for market research Yes No
Internet based lead management system

Yes

No

Internet Exposure
Monthly E-Blasts Yes No
Boat Chat 24/7 Operators Yes No
Facebook Yes No
Instagram Yes No
You Tube Yes No
Twitter Yes No
Multiple Website Listings Including
boats.com Yes No
yachtworld.com Yes No
lakelandboating.com Yes No
boattraderonline.com Yes No
greatlakesscuttlebutt.com Yes No
chicago boat show used boat portal Yes No
Boat Show Brokerage Displays
Chicago Boat Show
Michiana Boat Show
Porter County Boat Show
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
B & E Pre-Season Kick-off Sale Yes No
Open House Boat Show
Chicago Yacht Club Tech Show
Yes
Yes
No
No
B & E B & E August In-Water Boat Show Yes No
Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Yes No
Miami Boat Show
Palm Beach Boat Show

Yes
Yes

No
No

Event Advertising
Teen's Boating Classes Yes No
Women's Boating Classes Yes No
Engine Maintenance Classes Yes No
Safe Boating Classes

Yes

No

Owner Benefits and Exposure
Owner's Club Events Yes No
Getaway Trips Yes No