Finding a local home buyer who pays cash for houses can be difficult to say the least. With some research, and a little guidance, you will find that there are several investors looking to buy your property for cash. Hopefully, here are a few things you should know when working with a local cash home buyer.
When you decide to sell your home, getting the full price for your home isn’t always as easy as it seems. If you decide to sell your home for cash, you will have to accept that your offer may be less than you originally hoped it would be. To get the full market value of your home you will have to sell your home on the open market. Generally, this process can take up between 3 to 6 months and usually requires that you enlist the assistance of a real estate agent. Real estate agents will also charge anywhere between 3% to 6% of the final sales price as commission. That’s thousands, and sometimes TENS of thousands, of dollars. This is where looking into working with a “cash for houses” company might be beneficial to you.
Often when you work with a cash home buyer, like Red Ladder Property Solutions, they evaluate the home, determine the price of the home including any potential fixes, determine the cost of any applicable fixes, the amount of time any and all repairs will take, and then make an offer on the home. This does mean that the offer you will likely receive will be lower than market value of the home. However, using this process means you can close in as little as 7 days. This process is much less hassle for you as well.
Another factor you need to consider, when you decide you want to sell your home is, how much work you want to put into the home before selling it. A “cash for houses” company will make an offer on your home regardless of its current status, even if it needs repairs. Choosing to sell your home on the open market means you will have to often make repairs and make some minor updates to the home prior to selling the home. This can be a lot of work. Oftentimes, the easier option is to work with a cash buyer who will purchase your home “As-Is”.
Before you choose a cash buyer to work with, you need to do some research into who you’re working with. Read social media and online reviews, if there are any, to check for any negative feedback. These are real people who have worked with these people before and are trying to tell you how the process went for them. Our company has plenty of five-star reviews on Google, Facebook, and on our site, so give us a look! Regardless of how you choose to sell your home, consider giving Red Ladder Property solutions a call today at (402) 578-4003. We’ll work with you to determine what your best home selling options look like, regardless of the method.