How I Sold My Buford Georgia House in Days and How You Can Sell Your House Fast Too!

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Everyone has heard the news on the current deteriorating state of the economy, the severe credit crisis and the declining housing market. Fox, CNN, MSNBC, other news outlets and even the President remind us of our pain daily. The peoples fears and perception have not become reality. Home foreclosures are at an all time high even in my neighborhood in Buford Georgia with many more foreclosures likely to come. The unemployment rate in Georgia is growing daily and is the highest it has been in many years. Housing resale values are at all time lows with no end in sight. Even the banks are going bankrupt as are many Americans who no longer qualify for credit.

Because of the recent credit crisis, many people don’t qualify for a new loan to buy a house right now, despite the incredibly low housing prices. Many home sellers can’t sell their unwanted houses because they owe more than their house is worth because of the falling house prices. Many sellers can’t even rent their houses our for enough to cover their mortgage payments, taxes and insurance resulting in severe negative cash flow that bleeds then dry month after month. To make matters worse, many tenants end up trashing the house when they move out making it even more difficult and expensive to sell. If they list their house with a real estate agent, their house will likely sit on the market for a long, long time waiting to sell since the buyers seem to have magically disappeared. Even if the house does finally sell one day at a greatly reduced price to get it sold, the owner has to pay a 6% real estate commission plus the majority of the closing costs. This often results in the seller writing a big, fat check at the closing table to finally get their house sold.

So what are my options to sell my Buford Georgia house fast in this depressed economy and housing market when many folks can’t get a loan? By trial and error, I discovered the following 3 alternatives to try to sell my Buford home quickly…

I tried to sell my house in Buford “For Sale by Owner” aka “FSBO”.

At first, selling my house by myself sounded easy enough, but it soon became my worst nightmare. At first I didn’t know how to attract buyers that might be interested in purchasing a home in Buford Georgia. The for sale by owner sign in the yard wasn’t working. I ended up spending a fortune placing classifieds in the local paper which resulted in few potential buyers. Those that did respond wanted to see my house at all different hours of the day or night. I was afraid to say no in fear of losing a potential buyer. I would have to keep my house clean and all picked up, only to have them not show up to see my house. Other times I had some pretty scary people show up with their 5 kids in tow, trampling through my home. I never did find my ideal buyer. Even if I did, I had no idea how to get them qualified, how to handle all the purchase and sale paperwork or how to get the house closed. I said “There has to be a better way to sell my home!” and I was determined to find it.

I listed my house for sale with a local Buford real estate agent.

When I listed my house with a local Buford Georgia real estate agent, I thought they were all the same and they would be able to sell my house quickly. I called an agent from a local, seemingly reputable, real estate agency and made an appointment to have an agent come out and see me. The agent sounded like she really knew what she was talking about and got me really excited about the prospect of selling my home quickly. She said she would list my house in the MLS, on dozens of real estate sites throughout Georgia, advertise my house in the local paper and other print publications, do multiple open houses, put out signs, balloons, flyers in an information box and went on and on about how she could sell my home and still get top dollar. How could I refuse? I didn’t. I listed my house and waited, and waited and waited. The agent put the house in the MLS, put a sign in the yard along with a dozen flyers in the information box and disappeared never to be seen again. She not only refused to return my calls, but did no perceivable advertising, no open houses, no showings, no more flyers, no more nothing! Six months later I still had no buyers and apparently no agent. I ended up hiring 2 more agents with the same dismal results. Meanwhile my house in Buford Georgia had not only decreased in value because it would not sell for the list price, which had been reduced repeatedly, but also because of all the other listed houses and foreclosures on the market in my area of Buford. At this point, I was all out of ideas and praying for solution. About that time, someone at my church told me about WeBuyHouses.net.

I contacted a local, professional home buyer from Buford Georgia.

My friend from church told me that she had similar problems selling her Buford house, but that she had contacted a local professional home buyer who bought her house in under a week! What? Is this possible? Could I sell my Buford Georgia house in 7 days or less too? She said their are professional home buyers out there, also known as “real estate investors”, who buy and sell real estate for investment purposes. You’ve probably seen their “We Buy Houses” advertisements around town but never gave them much thought. These are people who buy houses professionally and are always actively looking for more houses to buy. She gave me their phone number and web address (Toll free number: 888-765-3461, website: www.WeBuyHouses.net) and I contacted them ASAP. A local Buford home buyer from the called me and said that if my house qualified and if I was flexible on price or terms, that they may be able to buy my house in the next 7 days or less. They said depending on my situation that they may be able to pay all cash, pay some cash now and some cash later or take over your mortgage payments giving me immediate debt relief. At this point I was definitely flexible and had nothing to lose by scheduling an appointment for them to come see my home and possibly enable me to sell my Buford Georgia house fast!

So I scheduled the appointment with the Buford home buyer and he came out and inspected my home. He said it was just what they were looking for and that he had several buyers looking for a similar home. I was ecstatic! He made me several offers to buy my house as promised. I chose the offer that best suited my needs and we scheduled a closing the following week with a local real estate closing attorney. It was that fast and that simple to finally sell my house in Buford! I still can’t get over it. After waiting two years trying to sell my house on my own and through a licensed agent, I was able to sell my house in less than 7 days to a local professional home buying company!

If you have an unwanted Buford Georgia house you need to sell fast, call 888-765-3461 toll free or visit www.WeBuyHouses.net and complete their online Seller Questionnaire for a FREE, no obligation consultation. You have nothing to lose by contacting them and everything to gain. I was able to sell my Buford home fast and you can too!

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September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Sell Your House in Only 3 Days!

September 2, 2010 by admin  
Filed under Selling A House

Yes, you really can sell your house fast without feeling like you are being taken advantage of. Here is the deal, my neighbor Jim just moved into the Atlanta, Duluth area only four months ago on a job transfer. His big challenge was selling his other house on the west coast. He was not able to buy another home until he had that one sold. It took him over 8 months to sell that house and during that time he was renting in a rather run down neighborhood in Atlanta. He did eventually get that old house sold and bought his next home right across the street from me. Jim and his family have been great neighbors now for almost four months, but then his company calls him with another opportunity with a big raise. What a great deal, but it requires Jim to have to plan another move just months after he bought his new $350,000 house in Duluth Georgia.

Can you imagine, relocating twice within four months, but even worse, having to move your family and belongings from two different cities into tow different cities in only four months? Ouch

Well, not really knowing the area, Jim asked me if I knew of a realtor in the area that would be able to sell his house fast without loosing his shirt. Turns out that Jim spoke with several Realtors and it wasn’t pretty at all. Including all the holding expenses, Realtor commissions and closing costs, etc, etc, would cost him thousands of dollars he did not have.

Jim had to make up his mind if he was going to take the job opportunity that had come up, he really wanted to but he wasn’t sure how he was going to sell his house in Dacula. That is when it happened. I did a Google search for “We Buy Houses in Atlanta Georgia” and found what Jim was looking for. A online “we buy houses” company that sounded fair and honest, but you never know, so I completed the online questionnaire on behalf of my new neighbor and used my telephone number. I didn’t know all the numbers on Jim’s Mortgage and such, but I explained to them what the situation was and asked if they knew of a solution for Jim and his new house.

We-Buy-Houses-Atlanta-Georgia.com called me back within 3 hours and did offer a solution. They would buy his house and get it off Jim’s credit so he could move on with his his life. Sound too good to be true? Well, it wasn’t. I called Jim to let him know what I found and he contacted them. They came over, looked at Jim’s house and his situation and guess what. Turns out these guys buy and sell houses all over the country and they had a beautiful house in the city he was moving and he closed on that one in less than a month.

How cool is that, honest, fair and genuinely good people. Don’t be afraid to use We-Buy-Houses-Atlanta-Georgia.com, after what I have seen I will use them myself when I ever decide to move. They really made it simple for Jim and I am glad I was able to help.

One of the largest network of home buyers are right here your Atlanta backyard. We Buy houses all over the United States, but few people know that we are based out of Atlanta, Ga.
So if you are trying to sell your house fast, we may be your home selling solution.