Selling a home is never a simple, straightforward, or effortless process – at least when you go the traditional real estate agent/real estate broker route.
Homes have to be cleaned from top to bottom, expensive repairs and upgrades need to be made, and then you might even have to “set dress” or stage your property for fancy – and expensive – pictures.
Only to watch your property sit on the market for weeks, maybe months, without any real action.
That might be an all right approach for folks willing to sit around and wait for the perfect storm to happen that sells their property somewhere down the line, but folks that want to sell their property in a hurry – without spending a mountain of money along the way – are going to want to connect with companies that actively body homes (as is).
Here’s how to find the best companies in this business to work with.
Research Your Options
The worst thing you can do when deciding to move forward with a “we buy homes” kind of business is to just sort of dive into an agreement with the first operation you come across.
Because these companies are so motivated to buy properties they are always going to try to move deals along as quickly as they can. Once they know they have a little bit of competition for your property, though, they start to offer even better deals, better prices, and better terms.
At the same time, you’ll always want to make sure you’re doing business with a 100% legitimate, fully accredited, and trustworthy organization. That’s going to require doing a little bit of digging to make sure you’re not signing up for a wild ride with a fly-by-night operation.
Experience is Key
The more experienced homebuying companies in this industry are going to know how to shortcut this process from start to finish without cutting any corners.
This means you’ll have more money in your pocket faster, less headache and hassle to deal with along the way, and an opportunity to do business with professionals that know how to get in and out of these deals as quickly as possible without muddying things while getting to the finish line.
Sure, every now and again you can hook up with a bright new star in the business that’s looking to do things the right way. But there are a lot of fledgling “we buy houses” kinds of businesses that might not have the kind of experience in these types of deals you’re hoping for – particularly if you’re looking to get cash in hand as quickly as possible and with as little issues along the way as can be.
Avoid Assembly Line Organizations, Though
At the same time, there are plenty of experienced homebuying organizations in this business that are little more than assembly lines – looking for sellers, looking to pay as little as possible, and looking to move through the process quickly so that these homeowners don’t realize there being taken for a ride until it’s too late.
It’s a better idea to avoid these major corporations without any real face-to-face contact, without any real personality, and without any personal reputations that you can independently verify and trust.
We are, after all, talking about you selling your home.
This is one of life’s largest financial decisions and it’s something that you should never feel rushed about, something you should never feel cheated with, and something that you should always be totally comfortable about.
That’s where we come into play.
Here at Jamie Buys Houses we are proud to offer top dollar for homes throughout the Dallas and Fort Worth communities, sight unseen in some circumstances – and certainly without any expensive repairs, upgrades, or hassles involved.
Founded by local real estate legend Jamie Wooley, the team here at Jamie Buys Houses works directly with homeowners and property owners to cut out the middleman completely.
This puts more cash in your pocket (and put that cash in your pocket much faster than when you deal with banks and traditional financiers), and guarantees that you can sell your home in a hurry without having to give real estate agents are cut, listing agents are cut, or pay for any of that fancy staging or photography just to get a deal done, too.