No matter what’s prompting your sudden move—whether it’s a job switch, big changes in your family, or some other reason—sometimes you need to sell a house fast! When you’re in that situation, you have options. Let’s take a look.
Option 1: List with a real estate agent.
If your home is completely ready to sell—meaning you’ve completed all necessary repairs and upgrades for the home to be competitive in your market—then listing it on the market is one choice. If you’ve already decluttered and your house is nicely decorated, staging and listing can be done relatively quickly.
Move-in ready homes in areas with high demand may get an offer within a few days of listing. To speed things up, enlist the help of a real estate agent who is known for quick sales! They can quickly and efficiently negotiate, complete paperwork, and solve any issues that may arise.
Even in this ideal scenario, there may be weeks or even months between the accepted offer and your closing. 80% of recent buyers used financing, and a financed sale requires time for inspections, appraisals, and loan processing, among other things.
If your house is distressed, this is not the best way to sell fast. It can take many months to get a distressed home ready to sell on the market!
Option 2: Sell your home FSBO.
The For Sale By Owner (FSBO) option can be a good one if you know someone who wants to buy your house—maybe a relative or friend. In fact, the majority of recent FSBO sellers knew the buyer of their home! FSBO doesn’t speed up the financing process, if your buyer is using financing, but when you’re selling to someone you know you don’t have to spend time staging, advertising, and waiting for offers.
If you don’t have a buyer lined up, FSBO is not likely to be as fast as selling with an agent. You’ll have to do all the things an agent would do, and if you’re not experienced with selling real estate then those duties will probably take you longer!
Option 3: Sell to a cash buyer.
This option is truly the fastest way to sell your house. When you get an as-is cash offer, you don’t have to spend any time or money preparing your house for sale! There’s no worrying about repairs or upgrades, even if your home is distressed. You also don’t have to wait for financing to go through.
You can get a fast, as-is cash offer from MarketPro Homebuyers after one quick meeting, and you can schedule your closing whenever it works for you—even that same week!
Working with MarketPro is the surest way to get the fast sale you need, along with a great customer experience.
Work with MarketPro:
We’ll give you a fast, as-is cash offer for your current home just as it is now; no repairs, no upgrades, no inspection, no commissions or fees. You can even choose your exact closing date. Our team will walk you through your quote, including a review of what your home would likely bring on the open market.
If you’re in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania or Florida, we’d love to show you how easy and stress-free the sales process can be. Contact us today for a same-day, no-pressure quote.