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 & EBroker XYZ
In-house finance department supportYesNo
Can purchase trades on a brokerage saleYesNo
Full service department support for all repairsYesNo
On road service fleet to service harborsYesNo
Fully stocked parts department supportYesNo
Inside/Outside storage onsiteYesNo
Brokerage docks onsiteYesNo
On-Water location for demos
YesNo
Centrally located in the midwestYesNo
Only 38 miles from Chicago by waterYesNo
Professional licensed captain on staffYesNo
On-water training by captain included in saleYesNo
Professional detail servicesYesNo
Professional factory/systems trained sales teamYesNo
Member of soldboats.com for market researchYesNo
Internet based lead management system

Yes

No

Internet Exposure

Monthly E-BlastsYesNo
Boat Chat 24/7 OperatorsYesNo
FacebookYesNo
InstagramYesNo
You TubeYesNo
TwitterYesNo



Multiple Website Listings Including

boats.comYesNo
yachtworld.comYesNo
lakelandboating.comYesNo
boattraderonline.comYesNo
greatlakesscuttlebutt.comYesNo
chicago boat show used boat portalYesNo



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 SaleYesNo
Open House Boat Show
Chicago Yacht Club Tech Show
Yes
Yes
No
No
B & E B & E August In-Water Boat ShowYesNo
Fort Lauderdale Boat ShowYesNo
Miami Boat Show
Palm Beach Boat Show

Yes
Yes

No
No

Event Advertising


Teen's Boating ClassesYesNo
Women's Boating ClassesYesNo
Engine Maintenance ClassesYesNo
Safe Boating Classes

Yes

No

Owner Benefits and Exposure

Owner's Club EventsYesNo
Getaway TripsYesNo