Sell, Buy, and Save Big.
Winning strategies, lower fees. Everything you need for your next move.
about us
With five years of mastering the decoupling of commissions, Essential Real Estate is perfectly positioned to guide you with more choices to save on commissions. With decades of experience finding ways to leverage the strengths of buyers, we are better prepared to give our buyer clients more ideas to win in competition without depending on overpaying for homes.
Essential Advantages
Designed for people who prefer to keep more of their home equity dollars while being represented by agents skilled in negotiating safe, favorable terms.
Avoid High Risk Contingencies
We eliminate stress and worry by helping you steer clear of risky contingencies.
Winning Strategies
Accepted offers go to the most committed buyer. We'll guide you to win without relying simply on outbidding the crowd.
Decoupled Commission
Because you'll have a choice about paying buyer agent commissions, you could save thousands of dollars and gain a negotiating edge.
Our Services
All of the services you'll need for your next move. Click below to view an expanded list of how we can help.
Three Steps to Success
We'll meet where you are. Appointments are available in person, by phone, and virtually.
Learn how you can save money, increase profits, and lower your risk with a better contract negotiating strategy.
A successful strategy is one where you compete on the playing field of your choice where your assets give you an advantage.
Selling Stages

Initial Meeting
We'll tour your home, learn what matters most to you, and create a personalized selling strategy.
Prepare Listing
We present your home to qualified buyers through professional photos, MLS internet marketing and more.
Evaluate Offers
Getting an offer on your home is easy. Getting the terms of the offer just right for our seller clients is what we do best.
Save Thousands
Our fee is just $499 upfront + 2% of the sale price at closing. Anything more to the buyer's agent is your choice.
Buying Timeline
Get Pre-Approved
Not all pre-approvals are created equal. Our local lender partners can give you a competitive edge from the start.
Tour Homes
We'll help you locate properties using smart searches designed to identify homes that could be a perfect match.
Negotiate Terms
We craft ideas to help you outbid the competition with terms of the offer that go beyond just offering more money.
Close Confidently
Our safe and sound approach allows you to be brave, committed, and fearless on the way to your new home.
Our Team
  • Patrick Meyer
    Broker, Owner, REALTOR®
  • Tom Meyer
    Broker, Owner, REALTOR®
  • Alex Thomas
Client Feedback
  • Their forward-thinking business model should be the standard for the industry now and in the future.
    Stephen W.
  • We felt supported and listened to throughout the process of finding the right home for our growing family. We were able to put our full trust in them and focus on the things that mattered to us.
    Julie T.
  • They showed me where and how to use the strength of the market to pay lower commissions and sell on safer terms. I paid at least $4,000 less than expected in commissions, but the stress they eliminated for me was even better.
    Mary T.G.
  • The name really says it all, they do what is essential to sell your home or find you one to buy. The attention to detail when receiving or writing an offer is far beyond the competition.
    Brandon T.
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Contact Us
Essential Real Estate, LLC
Call/Text: 608-332-8331

3880 Steven Drive, Ste 001
DeForest, WI 53532