How Do I Decide Which “We Buy Houses Company” To Choose?
Glad You Asked!
“I need to sell my house in Kentucky fast“… so, you do a Google search for “We Buy Houses In Kentucky” (insert your city or state) and you will find a ton of companies, eager to buy your house in KY with “our own cash“. But this is not limited to internet mind you. Driving around your neighborhood you are bound to see (illegal) bandit signs in bright colors. Often times they say things like “We Buy Houses!” or “Cash For Your House“. What is this about? Is this really legitimate? Who buys houses in cash, for crying out loud?! Is this just all hype, or even worse, a scam? How do I decide which “we buy houses” company to choose to buy my house? How does it even work?!
I assure you there are plenty of real legitimate companies that pay cash for houses. However not all are ethical or realistic with their promises to you. While not all “We Buy Houses” companies are scams, most will promise you unrealistic results to lure you into doing business with them.
Here are a few of the things to be aware of when deciding which “we buy houses” company you want to work with:
- Close Within 7 Days.
- Kitchen Table Closings
- Pressure To Close Fast
The “We Can Close In Days!” Pitch
Companies that claim to be able to close within 5-7 days are trying to promise you unrealistic results to lure you into doing business with them! Sorry to disappoint but a 7 day close is simply not realistic.
Yes, technically it’s possible to close on a house in about 7 to 8 days. All you need is a clear title. A title search is basically a background search on a house to make sure there are no liens against the property, no taxes owed, and that the owners are fully and completely identified (think trying to sell your neighbors house without him knowing). A title search in reality usually takes about 10 days to complete if there are no complicated issues to resolve with the title. Then scheduling needs to take place, money needs to be wired to escrow, and the earnest deposit checks need to be collected and cashed. 7 days is a very tight window and often will not cut it.
If you don’t believe us? If anyone promises you a closing under 7 days, let them sign a contract stipulating that each day past the 7 days promised, they owe you 500 dollars on top of their offer. We’ll see what happens and you can thank us later!
Kitchen Table Closings
Be leery if a home buyer attempts to get you to sign the deed (ownership) of your property over to them at your house, rather than a closing attorney or title company. Most reputable house buying services will perform the actual closing of the sale at a neutral 3rd party place… usually a title company. This ensures everything is done right and on the up and up.
“Close Fast” Pressure
If a buyer pressures you to make a decision on the spot just walk away. We actually encourage our sellers to consult a real estate agent to see how much they would get for their house here in KY if they list with an agent. After you consult a real estate, take our cash offer and evaluate what the better choice is for you.
There is some motivation to move quickly as markets change quickly, but you deserve to be able to take the offer and think on it for a week or so. We buy multiple houses a month and when we make you an offer we’re assuring you that the cash to purchase your house is ready and we’ll reserve that cash for several days so if you do want to sell your house, we can close on your schedule. If you feel the offer isn’t a fit for you, then we’ll assign those funds to help another seller with their home sale. No pressure at all!
Are All of These “We Buy Houses In Kentucky” Companies Legitimate?Easy question!
Know The Signs Of A Credible “Sell My House Fast For Cash” Company
Truthfully, the legitimate house buyers are very easy to spot. When you browse through their site you simply feel comfortable and don’t get any signs of mistrust. The feel like they are real.
- Is there a phone number that is easy to find to reach them at?
- Is there a picture of the people owning the business?
- Is the about us section of their site filled out with content about them?
- Do they have pictures of the houses they have purchased and rehabbed of them inside the house?
- Can they demonstrate before and after pictures of their flips?
It takes a lot to fake it and there is only so much you can do before someone notices you’re not who you claim to be. Just because someone has a website doesn’t mean they are a legitimate “we buy houses” home buyer. And just because they promise to buy your house in cash doesn’t mean that they are actually the ones buying your house.
Tell Us About Your Place & We’ll Be Happy To Help
Legitimate Kentucky Home Buyers Are…
Helping property owners solve their real estate problems that are causing them stress. Sometimes owning a home can be a major headache and a constant source of pain. There is nothing worse than inheriting a house along with all the bills maintenance and upkeep. An unwanted property can become a burden instead of a blessing if you’re not careful. When this happens, selling fast can be a game changer. We can buy your house fast and close within a few weeks. No problem!
Allowing easy access to money for those that urgently need it. Life happens, and you get unexpected medical expenses, or required relocation to name a few. In some situations, you need money fast. We make this possible by being able to buy the house that sellers desperately want to sell really fast. We never take advantage of people and we will give fair offers for houses in Kentucky.
Investing in neighborhoods and making them gorgeous. Yes we buy all kinds of houses – in any location and any condition, but we have to admit… houses in really bad shape are our favorite. We pick up all these run down houses and turn them into beautiful rehabbed homes that look better than brand new! This increases the value of all the entire neighborhood.
Making local jobs available. Not only do we higher contractors, electricians plumbers, attorneys, we also work alongside with real estate agents and even people like you. We offer rewards for potential houses you find for us. If we close on a house you find for us, we pay out $500,- . How is that for spreading the wealth!
Made In The USA! A lot of money is spent on materials that are made in the USA, in turn creating more jobs and supporting the United States economy! Talk about a win-win!
Verify That You’re Working With A Credible Local House Buyer
It is extremely easy to ensure you are dealing with reputable local cash buyers. Just talk to them, ask them questions, and more than the answers given, get a feel on how they treat you. Follow your gut, that is the best indication you have. You will know very quickly when you are dealing with a house buying scam. So when you’re looking at one of the “we buy houses in KY companies“… never be afraid to ask questions!
We Are happy to answer questions about ourselves, our company and even provide guidance – all free of charge! Give us a call and see for yourself. (502) 509 - 5676
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