Should I Consider Selling My Home to an Investor?

Often, deciding to sell a home is one of the biggest decisions a person will make. There are many different options to consider and each has its pros and cons.  A successful, experienced investor can and will make the process of selling your home less stressful, quicker, and more straightforward.

Selling a house the traditional way with a real estate agent is often not the best for everyone.  There can be lots of pitfalls when selling a house with an agent, including having to clean up and repair the property so it shows well, finding an agent who you trust and who can deliver on their promise (selling your house quickly), signing a contract that binds you to an agent for a certain term, the piles of paperwork you have to sign, shuffling paperwork back and forth from buyer to agent to you … and back.

With today’s real estate market conditions, a house can linger on the market for 90 days or longer!  With an experienced investor, you can receive an offer within 48 hours and close in 30 days or less (often within 7 days), depending on how quickly the title can be transferred.  They are able to settle quickly because investors pay cash and avoid the hassles of involving a bank or mortgage company.

Here are the top four reasons for selling your home to an experience investor who can provide a fair offer and quick cash:

Investors Buy As-Is: 

To get a home ready for market, the repairs can be an expensive and a very stressful process.  With a typical sale through a real estate broker, the realtor will make many recommendations for repairs that are needed in order to ask a higher price for your home and make it attractive to retail buyers.  If you have the cash, patience, time, and reliable contractors to complete the job for you, this may be an option.  However, if you need to get quick cash for your Richmond house, then working with an investor is the best option for you.  The experienced investor will not ask you to make repairs and will buy the home in “As-Is” condition, which means no headaches for the person selling.

 Investors Do Not Charge Fees:

When selling your home to an investor, you are not charge the fees typically associated with selling your home.   There are no realtor fees (typically around 6% of the sales price).  In many situations, an investor may cover all the closing costs associated with selling your home.  Also, an investor most likely will not care about code violations and will pay exiting past due fees – past due water bills, past due taxes, and even past due mortgage amounts to make it possible to close on you home quickly.

Investors are Problem Solvers:

Experience, successful investors are problem solvers.  The have encountered many, many situations in which homeowners can find themselves.  They are creative and have open minds and can structure the sale in many different ways to meet the sellers’ needs. Investors work with home owners in many stressful situations such as divorce, bankruptcy, inherited property, foreclosure, pre-foreclosure, or vacancy.

Investors Make the Sale Stress Free:

Selling your home to an investor can be a stress free process.  Experience, successful investors are open and honest and survive on their reputation for being fair.  They take time to explain the process and will walk you through the sale step-by-step.  They have built relationships with bankers, mortgage companies, contractors, inspectors, title companies, and attorneys. They have faced the challenges of buying distressed properties and have experience dealing with the multitude of obstacles which may be present.

In summary, if you need to sell your house fast in Richmond or the surrounding RVA areas, you should consider the option of selling to an experienced investor.

RVA Home Buyers buy houses fast in Richmond, VA and the surrounding RVA areas in any condition! They pay cash and homeowners will not pay any commissions, real estate agents fees, or any other charges. They will even guarantee their offer and homeowners can have a check in as little as 7 days.

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