6 Common Misconceptions About Selling to a Professional Home Buyer

By 

share

Whether it’s the notion that they’re shady or confusion about how their process works, there are a lot of misconceptions out there about how professional home buyers operate.

If you’re trying to figure out the best way to sell your home, being unclear about how selling your home for cash actually works can limit your options.

So, we’ve listed the common misconceptions you may have about selling to a professional home buyer below and cleared them right up.

  1. Professional home buyers are unethical.

Many people think that professional home buyers are unscrupulous people who are just looking to steal your house.

Reputable cash buyers are not shysters. They are business people.

While they are looking for a good deal, they have no intention of taking advantage. Their goal is to make it a win-win.

  1. They only give lowball offers.

The reality is, most professional home buyers tend to offer close to what you would net after all the repairs and fees you’d incur selling your home the traditional way.

They also offer added perks such as flexible closing dates and move-out times. Plus, they handle all repairs and clean-up for you.

  1. The process takes just as long as selling to a traditional buyer.

While selling your home through a real estate agent usually takes three months to a year, a professional home buyer can typically close as quick as seven days. Since they’re paying with cash, there are no banks slowing down the process.

  1. I’ll have to repair and de-clutter my house before selling it to them.

Professional home buyers purchase houses as-is. Whether it be fire damage or shoddy plumbing, they take care of all of the repairs.

They will also get rid of all of the junk on the property and handle clean up, so you don’t have to.

  1. I’ll get paid when I sign the purchase agreement.

A lot of people think they’ll get paid right when they sign the purchase agreement. But like any real estate transaction, you actually get paid after the property goes through closing with the title and escrow company.

The good news is: that happens quickly.

  1. I have to be in the same city or state as the professional home buyer to sell the property to them.

With the use of a mobile notary and electronic signature, professional home buyers can easily purchase properties in other areas of the U.S.

Want to learn more about how selling your home for cash works? Click here or fill out the form below.

share
Get More Info On Options To Sell Your Home…

Selling a property in today’s market can be confusing. Connect with us or submit your info below and we’ll help guide you through your options.

What Do You Have To Lose? Get Started Now…

We buy houses in ANY CONDITION. There are no commissions or fees and no obligation whatsoever. Start below by giving us a bit of information about your property…

Simply Call Us 206-681-2784 Or Fill in The Form Below For Your No Obligation “As-Is” Cash Offer!

Hidden
Would you like to receive SMS notification from I Will Buy House about this offer?
By selecting "Yes" above, message and data rates may apply. Message frequency varies and depeneds on the activity of you reservation. You can opt by responding STOP at any time. For more information please review our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. If you choose not to reveive text messaes we will give you a courtesy reminder call 1-2 dats prior to your appointment.
I Agree with terms and conditions
By selecting this box, you would like to receive email promotions, surveys and offers from I will buy house. Note that you email interactions can be used to perform analytics and produce content & ads tailored to your interest. Please understand that there is no charge and that you can unsubscribe at any time by using the links provided in the emails on cantacting us. Please consult our Privacy Policy.
Untitled(Required)
"By checking this box, you consent to receive recurring updates and insights about I Will Buy House via email, phone, and SMS messages, even if you're on a Do-Not-Call list. You may receive up to 5 messages per month. We value your privacy and won't share your details with third parties. Your details are subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Consent isn't required for purchase. You can opt-out at any time by replying "STOP". For assistance, call 206-681-2784."

Need assistance? For help text Help to (206) 681-2784