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Discover The Pros & Cons Of A Professional House Buyer

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Discover The Pros and Cons Of Selling Your House To Local Appleton Professional Home Buyer

There are only 3 ways to sell a house; with a realtor, by yourself, or to a professional home buyer. Each option comes with positives and negatives.

When you list your home with a realtor, there is a process to follow.

You contact a realtor you think you'd like to work with. You sign a 6 month listing agreement. They start marketing the property on the MLS. They set up showings and bring people through your home. Hopefully you receive and offer in which they handle all the paperwork.

Sounds pretty good right.

Let's look at the other side of listing your house with a realtor. 

The first and obvious one is the cost. You can pay a realtor anywhere form 3%-6% for listing, marketing and showing your house. If you sell for $100,000 that is $6000 that comes out of your pocket.

The second is time. Houses don't always sell right away and it may take 3, 6, 9 months or longer to sell your home. That means during that time you must put up with showings, keeping your house clean, open houses and just the cost of waiting to sell.

Third, you need to continue to pay your mortgage, utilities, taxes and other property related bills.

If you are not in a hurry to sell your house, using a realtor is for you.

You may decide you are not the type to work with a realtor and want to sell it on your own.

There are benefits to selling your house "for sale by owner."

You can decide on your own selling price. You can take pictures and list it on all the for sale by owner websites. You can then ask a realtor to put it on the MLS for you. You get to handle all the showings, paperwork and closing of the sale.

You could be saving money on commission and fees. If you are a good marketer and know real estate this option might be for you.

There are hidden costs that creep up when you list with a real estate agent or sell on your own. 

It costs money to list on the for sale by owner websites and the price varies from $100-$1000.

You need to keep your house clean and manage all the showings alone. If you are not comfortable explaining why your walls are blue, this may not be for you.

You will need to be comfortable with the real estate contracts and all of the little details necessary for inspection, appraisal, funding and closing.

You need to continue to pay your mortgage, utilities, taxes and other property related bills.

While for sale by owner is not for everyone, if you are familiar with real estate and marketing and are not in a hurry to sell your home, this may be for you.

With a professional home buyer you have a few more positives than negatives. Let's take a look at your third option. 

The process is very straightforward. You fill out a form with the details of your home. The investor will do their due diligence and determine the comparable sales in your neighborhood and a possible offer amount. The investor will set an appointment to walkthrough your home to determine any work that might need to be done. Taking that into consideration, you receive an offer the same day.

If you agree to the offer, the investor will set up closing and the sale will be final in as little as 14 days.

Sounds perfect. So what's the catch? There isn't one.

A professional home buyer usually makes a purchase all cash. This eliminates the need for an inspection and appraisal.

The other huge advantage is that your house is sold in 1 day and you can have a check in hand within 14 days.

There are no holding costs, no additional mortgage payments, no utility payments...nothing.

You can be free and clear to move on to your new home.

If working with a professional home buyer sounds like it is for you. Contact us today by filling out our form or giving us a call at 920-350-3050.

 


 

In a typical transaction, we pay all the closing costs, we don't have an inspection when we buy so there are no contingencies on our offers.  When you sign a contract with us for a quick all-cash offer, you can consider your house sold...Guaranteed. 

To ensure we are living up to our client's high standards, we have adopted a 12-point Code of Ethics which all our team members have strict adherence to.  Our 12-points are based on Transparency, Convenience, and Honesty.  To see our full Code of Ethics visit our ethics page here. 


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Selling your house in Appleton, Green Bay or Oshkosh can be a stressful process, but it doesn't have to be.   Utilize the explanations in the Video FAQ list to ease your worries and concerns about selling your house in Appleton, Green Bay, Oshkosh or the Fox Cities Area.

The process from an initial meeting and our "How to sell your house in 5 easy steps" video to an offer and our "How we determine your home's value" video.  To closing and "What happens during the closing and title process" to receiving your check, it is all right here for you to view at your convenience.  You'll know what to expect every step of the way.

Along with other information on this website, the frequently asked questions and videos will help you answer any question you may have about selling your house in Appleton, Green Bay or Oshkosh.   Questions like "Are we listing the house",  "What kinds of properties we buy", "Is there any obligation to work with us", "How fast can we close" and many more.  We have covered all of the questions we get asked on a regular basis and answered them to the best of our ability.

The videos will provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision.

Avoid All Headaches And Sell Fast

Traditionally, professional homebuyers have focused on offering “low-ball” offers to sellers who have little leverage due to mortgage problems, divorce proceedings, inherited property or tenant issues.

Selling in the traditional Appleton, Green Bay, or Oshkosh real estate market has its own shortcomings. You need to deal with agent contracts, repairs on the house to get a better offer, constantly being asked to clean and leave your house for long periods of time for showings and open houses.

These are headaches that you don’t need when you need to sell your house fast!

We have been providing win-win solutions to help homeowners in Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh, get out of their sticky situations… like Foreclosure, owning a burdensome property, probate, or anything else.  If you need to sell, we have a way to help.