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Frequently Asked Questions

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You probably want to ask a few questions. We always want to help the people who call us by answering the questions they may have on their mind. 

Below is a collection of the most frequently asked questions we receive from home owners in the Chicago area. And our answer follows every question.

If you have any more questions or you can’t find your answer here, please contact us (or feel free to give us a call). We’ll be happy to answer any question you may have.

1. Can I sell a house without an agent?

Of course! It's time to take charge and begin the exciting journey of selling your house as "for sale by owner" (FSBO). By choosing to sell without a real estate agent, you can save on commission fees and have more control over the process. Keep in mind that presenting your house "as is" requires careful preparation before listing. But don't worry, we're here to guide you every step of the way. As experienced cash home buyers, we specialize in quick purchases directly from sellers who need to sell fast. So, if you're ready to dive into the world of FSBO, get ready to roll up your sleeves, prepare your house thoroughly, and spread the word. We'll help you create captivating ads and prominent "For Sale" signs in your yard. Let's work together to make your FSBO venture a success!

2. Are we buy houses companies legit?

Some companies operate under the name 'We Buy Houses' and purchase homes directly from the owners. Their advertisements featuring phrases like 'Sell Your House Fast' or 'We Buy Houses for Cash' can be found on postcards or signs. While most of these businesses are reliable, it's crucial to verify their legitimacy by checking if they have a website (a sign of a reputable company) or if they are registered with the state. Genuine companies should be able to explain their purchase process, offer clear terms, and respect your rights as a seller.

3. How fast can I sell my house in Chicago, Illinois?

If you're planning to sell your house in Chicago, you may be curious about how long it will take. Unfortunately, the answer isn't straightforward. But don't worry - we're here to help! With our extensive experience in purchasing homes, we've developed an efficient process that can get your house sold quickly. We're proud to be cash buyers, which means we can finalize the sale within days, not months. Our priority is speed! We aim to put money in your hands as soon as possible, and sometimes we can do that in as little as 10 days.

Once we agree on a price, our closing team springs into action to expedite the process for your ease of mind. If you're seeking a fast and trouble-free home sale, you've come to the right place. Join the happy ranks of our satisfied sellers who have benefited from the effectiveness of our home-buying process.

4. How much does we buy houses pay?

Our company specializes in purchasing houses and strives to provide a hassle-free buying experience. We conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the property, taking into account factors such as its location, necessary repairs, current condition, and recent sales of comparable homes in the area. By considering all of this information, we can determine a fair price that is mutually beneficial for everyone involved.

5. How does we buy houses for cash work?

When you sell a house the traditional way… You soon discover that there are thousands of dollars in repairs, fees, and costs. One of the greatest reasons you should sell to us is that you pay absolutely no costs! When we buy your house we take care of all the expenses. This means you get to walk away with more cash in your pockets. Because we buy houses companies pay cash, they don't have to wait for bank approvals - making a fast and easy sale. It’s our goal to make the entire process as easy as possible. We want to make sure you have a Hassle Free and Pain Free home selling experience!

6. Can I sell a house I recently inherited fast for cash?

As long as you are the directly related to the estate and the documentation, we can go through with buying your house. You will likely need to sign off before it’s official, but we can help with all the necessary paperwork and make it easy on you!

7. Can I sell my house to avoid foreclosure?

Yes, you can sell your house for cash to avoid foreclosure. The value of your property has to be more than what is owed. As long as there's time prior to the foreclosure sale, we can buy it. It is best to request your offer or contact us as soon as possible to give us a sufficient amount of time to complete the transaction. We can also take over your payments if the situation fit.

8. How to sell a house as is for cash?

Selling a house "as is" means you will not be making any repairs before the selling so evaluate the condition of your property to determine what repairs or renovations are needed. Find a local cash buyer or real estate investor who specializes in purchasing properties "as is" fast. Tell them about your house, including its location, size, condition, and your current situation. Now that you have found your cash buyer, discuss the terms of the sale, the purchase price and, of course, the closing date. Selling a house "as is" for cash can provide a much quicker sale process, but it's important to consider any trade-offs, such as potentially selling at a little lower price compared to the open market.

9. Can I sell my house if I owe back taxes?

Perfect question. That is one of the largest demographics that we help out. Because time is so important in your situation, we are the best fit with how fast we can move as cash buyers. We will pay for the back taxes and see how much "walking away money" we can put in your pocket . Check your tax delinquent amount: (click your county for link) Cook County, Will County, DuPage County.

10. Can I sell a house remotely?

Here's a normal scenario: A family member passed away and now you were presented a house you’re not even sure you want. We'll have you sign all the paperwork remotely with a mobile notary that we facilitate through our reputable title company, we'll close the sale, and the title company will send you a check in the mail or have the money wired directly to your account.

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