The most advisable route for selling your home in need of repairs is to take the time to fix up all the impending issues. However, not everyone has the time or budget to make widespread repairs. You may find yourself in a position where you need to sell your California home fast. Thankfully, you do have a couple options that may help you side step full scale renovation. Take a look!
Repair the Minimum
If you plan to sell on the traditional market, you may not be able to get away with selling your home as-is. So, take inventory of your home and make a list of all the repairs that are needed. Take the most necessary items that would scare off buyers or the repairs that are needed to meet safety standards. With those standards met, you have a higher chance of selling your home. Just be sure to leave the electrical and plumbing repairs to the professionals.
Advertise the Home Well
With great marketing, anything is possible. A California home in need of a lot of repairs can also be seen as a great opportunity for customization. You can attempt to convince prospective buyers that your home is actually a remodeling gem. They can become their own Chip and Joanna Gaines and make the house of their dreams out of the beautiful bones of your old home. It’s all about advertising to the right market. Just keep in mind that this will require a great deal of effort and a solid amount of time to find the right buyer.
Negotiate with Buyers
It’s possible to side step repairs completely if you offer to pay for some of the repairs. You will likely have to pay for a decent chunk of the expenses, some suggest even up to half. Admittedly, this is an expensive option. It absolves you of the actual labor but you would be paying for repairs on a home where you won’t be living.
Sell to Cash Buyer
While these options may help you sell your home, they don’t ensure that your home will be sold fast. That’s why our favorite option is selling to a reputable California cash buyer. No matter what condition your home is in, a cash buyer will make you a no-obligation offer. Just contact us and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours. If you like the offer, we can start the closing process. In as little as 10 days you can walk away with cash in your hand for your home.
Not every sale has to happen in the traditional buyers market. If you have a California home with substantial repairs to sell, get in touch with us at Home Helpers Group to discuss your options. We help homeowners like you close fast. (559) 471-3333
Hi, this is Dean Rogers. One of the Owners of Home Helpers Group. I was born in Salinas and raised in Visalia which is where our headquarters is located. I am passionate about solving problems and creating solutions for homeowners needing to sell and improving our community in the Central Valley.
Fun fact I played football at Redwood High School in Visalia and went on to play in the NFL for the San Diego Chargers and seemed to have a long career ahead of me but was starting to feel the effects of concussions so had to hang up the cleats. Now I love to play basketball and stay fit working out, go to the beach, and chase the kids together with my wife with our growing family.
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