What to Do If You Don’t Use a Real Estate Agent
While selling to real estate professionals is not a new option for, many sellers have a lack of awareness or have misperceptions about the sale by owner process. Sellers may be unaware that working with professional buyers like Jennifer Buys Houses can save time, money, peace of mind and stress. Ready to learn more? Read on as we share with you the top 5 questions we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles that help create reasonable expectations and avoid any big issues.
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What About Repairs?
One of the questions we typically receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, will I need to make repairs? No! When Jennifer Buys Houses looks at your property, we are aware of what repairs will be required and we are willing to take on all of the expenses and risks of undertaking the project. This means you walk away without any concerns of the laws governing disclosure in real estate and the legal risks of selling a home, for any problems you were unaware of.
Will the Closing Be Fast or Slow?
Perhaps one of the top questions we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, will I have to wait long for closing? Nope. Jennifer Buys Houses typically closes escrow within a few days. By working with Jennifer Buys Houses, your sale is guaranteed and you work with one person, unlike listing with a real estate agent or on your own. There will be no more tension as the days your listing sits on the market adds up, turning more and more buyers away, taking you out of the running against the competition. You will receive your money quickly and experience a pain-free process.
Will I Get a Fair Cash Offer?
A frequent question we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, how do you determine your offer? Our valuation allows us to stay in business while offering you a fair sales price that works for you. Jennifer Buys Houses takes many factors into consideration when we make an offer, as you may be aware, location is one of the dominating factors in the value of real estate. We consider the age and condition of your home, including any repairs that may be necessary, the conformity of your home to nearby homes for sale is also of importance. Additionally, we carefully review the values of the listing price of comparable homes, located near you.
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What About the Title Company?
Another important question we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, will I have to pay the title company? While there are some fees associated with the title, in most cases they come out of the proceeds at closing. Additionally, just so you’re aware, there could also be expenses such as any taxes due or liens on the property, or judgments. Any legal or wiring fees would also be the responsibility of the seller. Typically there is no need to be concerned with coming up with any funds towards these or other possible fees before you receive your cash from the sale when you work with Jennifer Buys Houses.
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Do You Charge Commissions or Fees?
Another question we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, is there a cost? No!
Jennifer Buys Houses will make you a cash offer, which is the actual amount you will receive. As you may be well aware, there are a great many realtor commissions, fees, closing costs, and other expenses involved in a traditional home sale. All of these costs and hassles involved in traditional real estate listings fall by the wayside, meaning an extremely swift closing, putting cash in your hands in 30 days or less.
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Ready to skip the hassles of showings, waiting for a buyer, and worrying about how to pay for repairs or updates to your home, before you ever sell it? Working with Jennifer Buys Houses may be your best option! We are happy to tell you more about the questions we receive from home sellers in Los Angeles, just send us a message or call us at (424) 242-9304 today!