You’ve decided that selling your house on the MLS and via a real estate agent is not the way for you to proceed, and you’ve discovered that there are cash house buyers who might make the home selling process easier for you, but how do you find the right cash house buyer for your situation and in your area? We’ve put together this ultimate guide to selling your home fast in order to assist you with how to find the best cash house buyer.
First off, the largest cash house buyer companies operate in many markets – often at least throughout a given province, and sometimes in multiple provinces in Canada. So, pull up your most trusted search engine and start looking for a private home buyer who seems to be active in your area. If you want to be sure, just give them a call.
Second, identify what is unique about your situation, and/or what’s most important to you. For example, if you MUST move out of your house or your area within four weeks, you need to find a cash house buyer who is reliable at moving FAST. Or, if you have WAY too much stuff in your house, and you don’t want to remove it, or don’t have the funds to dispose of it, then you may want to search for a private house buyer who is willing to take your property “as-is”, with any contents you want to leave behind.
Lastly, selling a property is a very personal transaction, and making sure there’s a good “fit” with the buyer can make the difference between a smooth process and a very frustrating and difficult one. Call the cash house buyer who you think is a good fit for you, and see how the conversation goes. Ask if they’re a big company, or a small one. Is the company owned by a faceless business person, or is it a family company? Dig to get a sense of whether the buyer wants to assist and accommodate you and your needs, or if they’re just focused on buying as cheap as possible and you won’t have any contact with them after the contract is signed.
It might seem easy to search online for a cash house buyer, but it’s a whole other kettle of fish to find one which is a good fit for you, and which is going to work WITH you, and NOT against you, before, during, and after the sale.