Selling To Charleston Home Buyers vs. Listing With A Local SC Agent
At Charleston Home Buyers, we’ve been involved in many transactions since our founder, retired Air Force pilot Curt Johnson, first started this company in 2004. In that time, we’ve developed an expertise in real estate and this little family-owned company has had the privilege of helping sellers in Charleston and all surrounding areas sell quickly and easily, putting more money in their pocket and helping them walk away from their real estate challenges.
Maybe you’re thinking about selling and not sure what to do next; maybe you’re weighing your options or wondering if a real estate agent can help you; maybe you’re facing a challenging real estate situation and you wonder if it will make selling your home more difficult.
Even in a sellers market like SC, it’s smart to look at your options and see what will actually help you best reach your goals with the sale of your house. While you may be able to get a higher “top line” sales price listing with a local Charleston agent, that doesn’t always boil down to more money in your pocket or less headache. Dive into the details below to compare your options and decide for yourself what’s right for your family.
|Selling w/ An Agent||SOLD To Charleston Home Buyers|
|Commissions / Fees:||6% on average is paid by you, the seller||NONE|
|Who Pays Closing Costs?:||2% on average is paid by you, the seller||NONE – We pay all costs|
|Inspection & Financing Contingency*:||Yes, up to 15% of sales fall through||NONE|
|Appraisal Needed:||Yes, sale is often subject to appraisal||NONE – We make cash offers|
|Average Days Until Sold:||+/- 91 Days||IMMEDIATE CASH OFFER|
|Number of Showings:||It Depends||1 (Just Us)|
|Closing Date:||30-60 +/- days after accepting buyers offer||The Date Of YOUR CHOICE|
|Who Pays For Repairs?:||Negotiated During Inspection Period||NONE – We pay for all repairs|
Work The Numbers And See Which Way Helps You Get There…
When you really work the numbers you start to see the real benefits that each way of selling your SC house offers.
Here at Charleston Home Buyers we may not be able to get you the full “retail value” for your house that you might want to get by selling on the open market, but that’s not why sellers come to us anyway. They come to us because they understand that selling on the open market is actually expensive and requires a lot of up-front payment.
So when they call us to buy their house it’s because they don’t want to go through all the paying, waiting, and paying some more. Instead, they want to sell quickly and put it all behind them.
From offer to close and cash in your hand in as little as 7 days
When you sell to us, you skip the “agent-listing” process and you sell directly to the buyer. That means you can get rid of the headache of that property fast and avoid paying any more utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, mortgage payments, etc. (Compare this to listing: if you list your house and wait 90+ days to close… you have to figure in all of the costs of holding that property during the time you have that property listed and are waiting for the property to close.)
In fact, we’ve even closed on a house in as little as 3 days! That’s how fast we can work! Of course we can’t promise that selling your house will be that fast but it’s a good example of how fast we can work, and many of our sellers are glad to be finished with their property even in 7-10 days.
Don’t worry about fixing anything up or cleaning your house again and again for buyer after buyer
We specialize in renovating properties. Our founder, Curt, has been involved in over 100 renovations since he started working in real estate! We’ve seen it all, so we actually don’t care how dirty your house is (we’ve seen worse!) or how many repairs are needed (a complete fixer? great! we love projects)... we’d like to make an offer on your house.
Instead of going through the hassle and pay-up-front expense of fixing up your own house, why not keep that money in your pocket and just sell your house to us in “as-is” condition.
Don’t worry about paying those pesky closing fees (we’ve got you covered)
Because we are a full-service professional home buyer here in SC, we make it easy for you. We pay for all of the closing costs. That’s right, there are no surprises.
When you sell through an agent, you’ll have to pay closing costs, of course. But when you skip the agent and sell directly to a buyer like us, we take care of those costs. What we offer you is what you get (of course minus any mortgage payoff or other encumbrances on the property). Pretty refreshing, right?
So add up the time you could save by working with us here at Charleston Home Buyers, as well as our no-hassle experience, and the money you’ll save on commissions, fees, and holding costs while you wait to sell the traditional route… for many area home owners selling to a professional house buyer is the best viable option.
No wonder we’re A+ rated on the Better Business Bureau! It’s because sellers like you realize just how much faster and less costly this way of selling really is!
Is it for you?
See for yourself and get a fair all-cash offer on your house today.
There’s absolutely no obligation to work with us here at Charleston Home Buyers so doesn’t it make sense to at least see how our process works and find out how much we can pay for your house? Once you know that, you can make the best decision for your family! And even if you end up choosing to sell your house through an agent, at least you took the time to do your “due diligence” and figure it out for yourself.
When you call us, you’ll find out just how dedicated we are to serving you — it’s what we do and we love it! Nothing makes us happier. So let’s get started by giving you a fair all-cash no-obligation offer to buy your house from you. Then we’ll let you decide (no pushy sales tactics — you remain in total control).
To get started, just fill out the short form below or give us a call at (843) 722-8937 and let’s chat! Our process is simple and you can close on the date of your choice (we can even close in as little a 7 days, or later if you choose). You have nothing to lose by getting an offer (no obligations – no pressure). But you could potentially lose thousands of dollars or months of your time by not testing us out and requesting your FREE house offer below.
*An inspection contingency lets the buyer have time to do an inspection and back out of the sale or negotiate a new price if there are repairs that need to be done. If you can’t come to an agreement with the buyer, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale. Similar, a financing contingency gives the buyer the wiggle room to back out of the purchase if they can’t obtain a loan or if the home doesn’t appraise for the value that the bank needs to close the loan.
Here at Charleston Home Buyers we don’t use bank financing so you don’t have to worry about our ability to close on a deal.