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How Do I Sell My House In San Diego Fast For Cash?

We Offer Cash For Your San Diego Home Fast, In 3 Simple Steps:

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Are you wondering how do I sell my house without paying a realtor? Our goal is to make the process of selling your home simple, with no pressure, no fees and no delays.

We love talking with home owners and welcome you to reach out. Lets have a conversation and see if we can help.

Are you wondering how do I sell my house without paying a realtor? Our goal is to make the process of selling your home simple, with no pressure, no fees and no delays.

We love talking with home owners and welcome you to reach out. Lets have a conversation and see if we can help.

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Selling To Gordon Buys Homes. Let’s Take A Look…

In 2013 we created our first website to allow home owners to find us and see if a different way of selling their home would be a better fit.

With the internet, the home seller can connect directly with the home buyer and reduce the need for a middleman. Now in many cases it does make sense for a house to be listed and sold with a realtor. If the home is completely fixed up and can pass a home inspection, the best bet is often to be listed.

If the home is a fixer upper or there are other issues that make the process of listing it difficult and stressful. The cash offer route can be a match made in heaven. You save money on commissions, you save time and you don’t have to deal with all of the steps needed to complete a traditional transaction.

So… How does the “selling your home directly to a cash buyer” process work? What’s the catch?

There is no catch, these types of homes are listed every day on the MLS by a realtor. This is the same process minus one step. You don’t have to pay a realtor to find a company like us. We’ve already connected. 

So once you are face to face with a reputable company, with a proven track record and the reviews to back it up. We can get down to business.

How do you decide how much you offer for my house?
Simple, its a calculation based on the following…
The “After Repair Value” (ARV) What the home is worth once fixed up

This is the value of the property when EVERYTHING is fixed and basically new. From this value we back out all of the costs explained here to determine the offer.

The Cost Of Renovations (COR)

All the things you’ve been thinking about getting done to the house and some more.

Our Holding And Selling Costs

Property taxes, utilities and reselling costs after we’ve bought the home from you. While you don’t get charged Realtor commissions or closing costs when we buy the home. We do have to pay those costs when we re-list the home once its fixed up and ready for its new owners.

Our Minimum Profit

Its nothing personal, its business and we can’t stay open and support our families or pay our contractors and if we don’t earn a profit.

We aim to be transparent in all aspects of our business, our profit margin should be around 8% of the ARV.

So if we buy home for $500,000 after renovating it and selling it we aim to earn a profit of $40,000

This is why its so important for us to view your home prior to making a written offer, knowing the construction costs is critical to a fair and competitive offer.

What Happens After I Accept Your Offer? How Long Does The Escrow Process Take?

We understand, this could be the first home you’ve ever sold or you could be very experienced and comfortable with the process. Here is where we break down the steps, answering your question “How do I sell my house without a realtor?” and with each seller, our intent is to design this timeline to suit your specific needs.

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Step 1 – Opening Escrow

Once you agree to sell and sign the purchase and sale agreement, we introduce you to the escrow company and send them the contract and our earnest money deposit. To make sure all parties are protected, all funds and official documents pass through escrow. Escrow is who disburses your proceeds to you. Escrow is our key point of contact for facilitating the sale. Timeline: One business day
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Step 1 – Opening Escrow

Once you agree to sell and sign the purchase and sale agreement, we introduce you to the escrow company and send them the contract and our earnest money deposit. To make sure all parties are protected, all funds and official documents pass through escrow. Escrow is who disburses your proceeds to you. Escrow is our key point of contact for facilitating the sale. Timeline: One business day
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Step 2 – Performing Inspections & Reviewing Title/Lien History

At this point some more thorough inspections are often completed, such as inspecting sewer lines and other important systems in a home.

Title is contacted whose job is to insure the transaction from fraud and check for any liens against the property. Simply put, they make sure the person selling the home has the right to sell that home and that no funds owed to anyone are tied to this property.

Timeline: 1-2 Weeks normally 

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Step 2 – Performing Inspections & Reviewing Title/Lien History

At this point some more thorough inspections are often completed, such as inspecting sewer lines and other important systems in a home.

Title is contacted whose job is to insure the transaction from fraud and check for any liens against the property. Simply put, they make sure the person selling the home has the right to sell that home and that no funds owed to anyone are tied to this property.

Timeline: 1-2 Weeks normally 

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Step 3 – Scheduling The Closing & Getting Your Funds To You

This last step can happen quickly if you wish or can be set in a holding pattern and timed for when you are ready.

Escrow will welcome you to their office to sign in person if that is preferred or a mobile notary can be scheduled to come to you.

Once the documents are signed, and you give escrow the go ahead. The sale is recorded with the county and funds can be released. That can be done in the form of a bank wire or certified check.

Timeline: This can be done in days or on your schedule

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Step 3 – Scheduling The Closing & Getting Your Funds To You

This last step can happen quickly if you wish or can be set in a holding pattern and timed for when you are ready.

Escrow will welcome you to their office to sign in person if that is preferred or a mobile notary can be scheduled to come to you.

Once the documents are signed, and you give escrow the go ahead. The sale is recorded with the county and funds can be released. That can be done in the form of a bank wire or certified check.

Timeline: This can be done in days or on your schedule

How do I know if I should sell to you and not list with a realtor?

Listing with a realtor might be the best option. That is why having a conversation to know your situation and goals is the best place to start. Once we know about your home, its condition, your timeline and goals we’re happy to make a suggestion. Even if that means you won’t be selling us your home.

We know many well qualified Realtors and we’d be happy to recommend someone to you so that you can review what it looks like should you go the route of listing your home for sale with a Realtor. 

How Do I Know You Will Really Close And This Isn’t A Scam?

 “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything” – Mark Twain

 

Simply put, we’re up front and honest from the start. We’ve been in this business since 2012 and have the positive reviews and testimonials to back up that we don’t play games. Here are a few of our best pieces of advice when navigating the world of selling your home to a real investor.

How can you protect yourself from dealing with a buyer who isn’t serious?

It’s actually pretty simple…

Proof of funds – A cash buyer should readily have a bank statement available showing a balance high enough to buy your home.

Contract terms – Anything that appears to be “buying time” that is written into a contract is a red flag.

That could be long drawn out inspection periods (more than 5-7 days) or time to source funding. That is the sign of an amateur who isn’t ready or committed to buying your home.

Not viewing the house first– Any offer made prior to visiting the property is not serious. In fact, some companies do this to secure a commitment with the intentions of asking for a price reduction after their visit. Save them this opportunity and make sure a buyer sees your home before they submit an offer.

Legal review – We encourage you to have any purchase agreement reviewed prior to signing. Hiring a lawyer to review a contract is not expensive and can often offer more protection at a lower cost than using an agent.

The deposit – A tiny deposit is another red flag (under $10,000). A serious buyer commits serious money. If a buyer isn’t making their deposit non-refundable prior to closing they aren’t committed.

Business – Is this a new company with no track record or reviews? Can you tell who owns the company when you view their website? Are they local and willing to meet you in person? Real companies are willing to take all these steps and you know we are 🙂

References – At your request, a buyer should be eager to provide refences you can call, text or email.

Excuses – Does something seem off but there is always an explanation why? If you’re a parent you know that sounds familiar. Trust your gut. Transparency is key in this business.

We are available to talk, give us a call and we’re happy to level with you and see how we can help. Hopefully, we have been able to answer your question “how do I sell my house without a realtor”. 

Do you still have questions?

You can call or text us anytime, we answer all calls personally. Or fill out the secure form below. Our Cash Offers are free and you have no obligation to accept it.

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