Answers To Some Common Questions
We know selling a property you own is a big deal! It would be crazy not to ask a bunch of questions. Here are some of the questions that frequently come up. If you have a question about a specific situation, contact us!
How do I get you to make me an offer of how much I can get for my property?
That’s simple! The best way to get the process started is fill out the information on the page “Get My Cash Offer”. Once you give us the information about your property, we will contact you, do some research and have you a cash offer ASAP. If you like you can also give us a call at 251-333-CASH or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What areas do you buy properties in? Do you work in my area?
One word: Everywhere! Yes we work in your area assuming you are in the continental United States. Our headquarters are based in Mobile, Alabama and we have a very strong presence in Mobile and Baldwin counties (including Semmes, Bayou La Batre, Spanish Fort, Saraland, Satsuma, Chickasaw, Dauphin Island, Citronelle, Theodore, Daphne, Robertsdale, Foley, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach). We are looking for properties anywhere and close many deals all over the place. We have liaisons all over that can help us as our boots on the ground wherever your property is located!
What is the process of your house buying program?
Give us a call or fill out the form on our homepage. We will then contact you to get more information about you and your property. Once we have the basics, we will begin our research and schedule an appointment to come to your house. At this point we will make you an offer to buy it. Once you agree that our offer is fair and meets your needs, we sign a purchase contract to buy your house. After the contract is signed, closing is scheduled according to your needs and you receive your check.
Is this a scam?
We could see how our program might seem to good to be true. We are well capitalized, professional real investors. If something is a good deal we buy it. We have solutions for almost every problem. If we can buy your property, fix it up, and make a profit then we will buy it. Plain and simple. We can’t promise anything other than if its a good deal, then we want it!
Will you pay fair market value for my house or are you just going to lowball me?
After answering your all of your questions and evaluating the condition of your property, we will make a fair, no-obligation all cash offer on your house that is discounted from the expected retail value after a full renovation.
We will only purchase your house at a price below market value so it can resell after renovations for a profit. We are investors and have to make a profit. However, we will pay cash for your house, take care of normal closing costs, and close quickly so you can move on fast. These are conveniences that all add up to a great deal for just about any homeowner with a house needing repairs.
How do you determine how much you will pay for houses?
We take many variables into account before making you and offer. We evaluate the following criteria to formulate the best solution:
- Current condition of the house
- Cost and extent of repairs and renovations required to make it marketable
- Length of time it will take to complete renovations
- Current and expected market conditions in the area and neighborhood
- Retail value of your house based on comparable sales
- Real estate commissions and fees we will be required to pay when we resell your house after renovations
- Costs of maintaining the house during renovations and resell, including insurance, taxes, loan payments, utilities, and more
How long does it take for you to buy my house?
We can get your house under contract within minutes of us agreeing on terms. Closing can be setup based on your needs. We have closed in as little as 48 hours and even set out closing months in advance for a client that was moving on a certain date.
What fees and costs do I have to pay?
We pay every single fee and closing costs and you don’t pay a dime.
I don't live near the house I want to sell. Do I have to come there?
We work with out of town owners all the time. We arrange closing so that it can be completed by computer and Fedex. No traveling required.
My house is in really bad shape. Do I have to pay for the repairs or will you buy it AS-IS?
One of the benefits about our program is that we buy your house AS-IS, meaning in the condition it is in today. We don’t require you to make any repairs and certainly not to pay for any repairs. We take all of that burden off you, so that you can just walk away.
I don't want anything in the house or yard. Can you handle it?
A huge benefit to many people is that we buy your house AS-IS, meaning in the condition it is in today. With most offers, we don’t require you to remove anything from the house or property. Take what you want and leave what you don’t. We take all of that burden off you, so that you can just walk away.
How easy is the process?
We handle everything and have bought a ton of houses. We have processes in place for all situations. We handle everything for you so you don’t have to worry about it. Other than answering the phone when we call with updates or need some information from you, all you do is sign the papers at closing and get paid!
I don't want anyone to know I am selling. Will everyone find out I am talking to you?
We keep all information and even the fact we know you strictly confidential unless you tell us otherwise. We know all to well about “nosey neighbors” and we will work with you in any way we can. Sometimes you don’t want family or friends or tenants to know and we work with those situations every day!
Do you sell my information or give my name out to anyone?
Absolutley not! Never. We have never sold our information and will never in the future. If you contact us, we can guarantee you will never be “SPAM’d” or get a bunch of un-related and un-wanted phone calls. Your information is 100% confidential and safe. Call us!
I inherited a house from my aunt who passed? Is your program for me?
Absolutely! In fact our program is designed for you. Many times you inherit a property that, while you are grateful for, is not in good shape and needs a ton of work. You have pretty much inhereited a problem! Sell it for cash and move on without having to put money and time into it.
My house is filled with tons of junk, debris and garbage and I just want to walk away. Can you buy my house?
A huge benefit to many people is that we buy your house AS-IS, meaning in the condition it is in today. With most offers, we don’t require you to remove anything from the house or property. Take what you want and leave what you don’t. We take all of that burden off you, so that you can just walk away. Let those truck loads of junk become our problem.
I have great tenants in the property and I don't want them to know we are thinking of selling. Help?
Easy peezy. We come across this all the time. We do most of our research on the offer before needing access to the inside. Based on the information you provide us, we make an offer. If we both agree, then we sign a “Purchase Contract” and then get access to the inside to simply verify the condition. At no point will your tenant be informed the property is selling until you are ready!
The tenants are great. I don't want to force them to move. Can they stay in the property?
See above… We will absolutely work with them and attempt to get them to stay.
The tenants are horrible, have trashed my house, and haven't paid me in a couple months. Can you still work with me?
Evictions are a necessary evil in the landlording business unfortunately. We are pro’s and handle problem tenants all the time. We have bought a bunch of houses with bad tenants and are excellent at getting them out, so this is a very common situation for us. Give us a call.
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