Frequently Asked Questions
Maybe you have a few questions. That’s okay! Most people do! Here’s a list of common questions we receive from people looking to sell their homes and our answers. If you still have a question, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be more than happy to answer it for you.
Q: Will you be listing my house on the MLS or actually buying it?
A: Great question. We are professional home buyers: We buy houses in Illinois and Missouri that meet our purchasing criteria. Since we buy the house directly from you, we do not list it on the MLS for you. From there, we may repair the house and resell it to another homeowner or keep it as a rental ourselves.
Q: Will you pay a fair price for my house?
A: As professional home buyers, we make it a mission to ensure people who are interested in selling their house to us are treated with sincerity and compassion and ultimately feel they are receiving a fair offer on their property.
In our experience, many welcome the opportunity for a cash deal that can close at THEIR convenience, with zero time, effort, or expenses on their part to do any repairs to the property. Sellers also understand we purchase the property in any condition, with no agent fees. Rather than expecting a large “windfall” on their property, sellers acknowledge the many perks of allowing us to make them a fair offer that gets their house sold FAST. It’s a win-win for us all!
Q: How do you determine the price to offer on my house?
A: Our process is very straightforward. We look at the location of the property, what repairs are needed, the current condition of the property, and values of comparable houses sold in the area recently. We take those factors into consideration and come up with a fair price that works for both you and us.
Q: Are there any fees or commissions to work with you?
A: This is what makes us stand out from the traditional method of selling your house: There are NO FEES or commissions when you sell your house to us. We’ll make you an offer, and if it’s a fit then we’ll buy your house. Oftentimes, we will even pay for your closing costs too. No hassle. No fees.
Q: What makes you different from a real estate agent?
A: Real estate agents list properties and hope that someone will buy them. The agent shows the properties to prospective buyers if there are any, and then take a percentage of the sale price if they find a buyer. Oftentimes, the agent’s commission is 3-6% of the sale price of your house (that is $3,000 to $6,000 on a $100,000 house). Agents provide a great service for those that can wait 6-12 months to sell and who don’t mind giving up some of that sale price to pay for the commissions. But that’s where we’re different. Our company actually buys houses. We don’t put your house on the MLS. Since we’re actually the one buying the house from you, and we pay with all cash, we can make a decision to buy your house within a day, and you get to pick the closing date!
Q: Is there any obligation when I submit my info?
A: There is absolutely zero obligation for you. Once you tell us about your property, we’ll take a look at things and set up a call with you to find out more information and make you an all-cash offer that’s fair for you and fair for us. From there, it’s 100% your decision on whether or not you’d like to proceed with selling your house to us.