Selling To We Buy California Houses vs. Listing With
A Local California Realtor
It is incredibly wise to look at all of your options when selling your house, even in a seller’s market like California. You may be able to get a higher sales price listing with a local California Realtor. However, there are other things to consider when selling a home. Here we list the pros and cons of working with We Buy California Houses versus working with a Realtor.
Selling with A Real Estate Agent
SOLD To We Buy California Houses
|Commissions / Fees||5-7% commission. 100% paid by seller||NO Commissions / NO Fees|
|Who Pays Closing Costs?||Paid by the seller||NO Closing Costs – We pay all costs|
|Financing Contingency||If the buyer can’t get financed, the sale falls through||NO Contingencies|
|Appraisal Needed||The sale is often subject to appraisal||NO Appraisal – We buy as-is|
|Who Pays For Repairs?||Negotiable. Often required by seller
||NO Repair cost – We do all repairs|
|Who markets the property?||Ads, mailers, property website, staging||NO Marketing|
|Number of Showings||As many as are required. High Traffic!||Just Us, our Partners and Contractors|
|Average Days Until Sold||30-120 Days||3-30 Days|
|Closing Date||15-45 days after you accept buyer’s offer||You choose the date|
We Buy Houses in Bad Conditions or Bad Situations
When you have a house that needs repair, has a clouded title, or bad tenants, We Buy California Houses make more sense. If you have a house in perfect condition and can wait a few months to get top dollar, a real estate agent makes more sense. As real estate investors, We Buy California Houses can’t offer you full retail for your house. … but we can offer other benefits that listing with an agent can’t.
From offer to close and cash in your hand in as little as 7 days.
You can get rid of the headache of your property fast. SKIP paying any additional mortgage payments, utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, etc. If you list your house with a Realtor, you have to budget up to 90 days worth of carrying costs during the time you have that property listed and are waiting for the property to close.
Get a fast and free no-obligation cash offer on your house today. Fill in the form below or give us a call at 510-954-8857 or learn more about our process.
*Inspection contingency: provides the buyer with the opportunity to cancel their purchase agreement based on the condition of the property.
* Financing contingency: provides the buyer with the opportunity to cancel their purchase agreement if they can’t secure the proper funds. This is common for homes that fail to appraise at the offer price.
Here at We Buy California Houses, we don’t use bank financing so you don’t have to worry about our ability to close on a deal.