Is Selling Your Home To A Cash Buyer The Right Move For You?
Selling your home can be an exciting but sometimes overwhelming process. If you have to sell your home quickly because of a divorce, relocation, bankruptcy, or another unexpected emergency, you may feel added pressure to move quickly. Selling your home the traditional way works well if you have the luxury of time and money on your side, but that’s not always the case. If you’re in a situation where you need to sell your property quickly, you could call a cash home buyer.
Selling your home to a company like Texas Home Buyers can take the stress out of selling your home in an already stressful situation. Instead of paying Realtor fees, performing all of the necessary repairs to bring it up to value, keeping your house clean for open houses, and adjusting your schedule for tours, you can simply list your house, sell it for cash, and move on.
Here are 3 signs this may be the right option for you:
You’re in a rush
Depending on the market, it can take anywhere from three to six months to sell your house. And this is if your house is in decent condition and there won’t be lengthy negotiations back and forth to agree on a price. The timeline to sell your house could be even longer if there are a lot of repairs to be made. If the home needs some work, it could sit on the market for a while, which could end up costing you more money.
Using a traditional real estate agent method also means spending time putting the paperwork together, going back and forth with pricing, and waiting for the Realtor to implement their marketing strategies. Even fast-acting real estate agents need time to make all this happen.
If you simply don’t have the time to wait around, selling your home to Texas Home Buyers may be right for you. Our process works in three easy steps
- We come to your home for a free evaluation and inspection
- You get a cash offer in 24 hours
- You close on the date of your choice
You don’t have time/money to make repairs
If your home needs a lot of repairs, most traditional Realtors will give you a list of things to fix before they feel comfortable putting the home on the market. If you’re unwilling or unable to make most of these repairs, the Realtor will prepare you for a significant drop in the value of your home. They like to avoid this because a drop in your home’s value means a drop in their commission. Some sellers feel pressured to spend time and money on certain repairs for their property at the insistence of their agent. When it comes to performing repairs on a home you trying to sell, there are a few scenarios:
- You’ll spend money making minor repairs that won’t significantly improve the home value
- You’ll spend a lot of time doing all of the repairs and prolong the home selling process
- You’ll spend a lot of money upgrading the house which can impact the budget that you have toward buying the next house.
When you sell your home to Texas Home Buyers, there’s no pressure to make any repairs or do any maintenance. We buy the home as-is. And when we say as is, we really mean it. We’ve seen houses in all types of conditions, and a house that needs a little bit ( or a lot) of work doesn’t scare us. This means you can spend less time doing maintenance and repairs and more time preparing for your move.
You’re ok with settling for a lower price
It’s no secret that selling your home to a cash buyer will mean compromising a little bit on your asking price. But most buyers find that walking away with a little less is well worth not spending money on expensive home repairs, not having to keep their houses clean for weeks for open houses, and not having a lot of strangers walk through their home. Selling your home for cash is so much more convenient, and if you are on a strict deadline, can help you get out fast and move on to the next chapter of your life.
When you go the traditional real estate route, the back-and-forth negotiation process can mean that your house sits on the market for weeks. When you sell your home to Texas Home Buyers, you know exactly how much you’re going to get and when you’re going to get it. This makes scheduling, planning, budgeting, and other aspects of moving a lot easier.
Texas Home Buyers is in the business of buying homes in all conditions for cash. Our goal is to help you sell your house in the event of a divorce, relocation, retirement, bankruptcy, or other unexpected life events. We know selling your home can be emotional and overwhelming, and we strive to make life a little easier.
Contact Texas Home Buyers Today!
Working with a Realtor and going the traditional home selling route works for a lot of people, but not for people who need to sell their home fast. It’s also not a good fit for people who would rather spend their money on their new house instead of on a house that they aren’t even going to live in anymore. If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk about the first steps in selling your home for cash so that you can move on and start the next chapter of your life.
Contact us today to take the first step toward a quick home sale!