Listing with a local Washington Real Estate Agent Vs.
Sold to Washington Cash Offer
It is always best to look at different options when you want to sell your house, even in an excellent seller market like Washington. When you are listing with a local Washington Realtor, there are chances that you may get more price for sales. But there are many other things one should keep in mind when selling a house. Below we have mentioned some pros and cons of working with a Washington real estate agent versus Washington Cash Offer.
Selling with A Real Estate Agent
SOLD To Washington Cash Offer
|Commissions / Charges||5-7% commission charges. 100% paid by seller||NO Commissions / NO Fees|
|Who Pays Closing Costs?||Paid by the seller||NO Closing Costs – We pay all costs|
|Financing Contingency||If the buyer can’t get financed, the sale falls through||NO Contingencies|
|Appraisal Needed||The sale is often subject to appraisal||NO Appraisal – We buy as-is|
|Who Pays For Repairs?||Negotiable. Often required by seller||NO Repair cost – We do all repairs|
|Who markets the property?||Ads, mailers, property website, staging||NO Marketing|
|Number of Showings||As many as are required. High Traffic!||Just Us, our Partners and Contractors|
|Average Days Until Sold||30-120 Days||3-30 Days|
|Closing Date||15-45 days after you accept buyer’s offer||You choose the date|
We Buy Houses in Bad Situations or Bad Condition
Washington Cash Offer is a sensible option when your house has bad tenants, requires repairs, or has a clouded title. A real estate agent is a more suitable option when your house is in good condition, and you can wait until you get the higher prices for your house. Washington Cash Offer can’t offer you full retail value for your home because we’re real estate investors…but there are some advantages to listing with us that you won’t get from listing with an agent.
From offer to close and cash in your hand in as little as 7 days.
You can quickly get rid of your property’s headache. SKIP any extra mortgage payments, taxes, insurance, utility expenses and so on. If you list your home with a Realtor, you will need to budget for up to 90 days of carrying fees while you wait for the property to close.
*Inspection contingency: If the property is in poor condition the buyer the option to drop out of the purchase agreement.
* Financing contingency: Gives the buyer the option to drop out of the deal if they cannot come up with the necessary funds. It is a regular occurrence when a home does not appraise at the offer price.