Selling to Anna Buys Houses vs. Selling the traditional way

We know this might come as a surprise, but when we talk to sellers, we often encourage them to list their property with a realtor. Especially in a strong market, there’s a good chance they’ll get more money selling the traditional way. But there are instances when sellers don’t want to sell their property through a realtor, and that’s when we can help.

Selling a home can introduce a number of financial and emotional decisions. It’s wise to ask yourself: What is the primary goal in selling my home? To make as much as possible on the sale? To be okay making a little less, but be able to move out and close on a specific date that coordinates well with my schedule?

Other factors can also come in to play. Some of our clients don’t have the time or money to make updates or repairs to their home. Life is busy and they are ready to move on quickly. Some just aren’t comfortable showing their home to potential buyers in its current state. Others have beautiful homes but due to job relocations or family situations need to move at a specific time of year or even by a specific date and can’t risk the uncertainty of a traditional sale, where the sale may fall through, or the buyer sets the closing date.

Whatever your situation, it’s smart to look at all your options to see what will help you best reach your goals with the sale of your house. This comparison has helped our clients determine which option can work best for them.

 Selling the traditional waySOLD To Anna Buys Houses
Commissions / Fees6% on average is paid by you, the sellerNONE
Who Pays Closing Costs?2% on average is paid by you, the sellerNONE – We pay all costs
Inspection & Financing Contingency*Yes, sales can fall throughNONE
Appraisal NeededYes, the sale is often subject to appraisalNONE – We make cash offers
Average Days Until Sold+/- 91 DaysIMMEDIATE OFFER
Number of ShowingsIt Depends1 (Just Us!)
Closing Date30-60 +/- days after accepting buyers offerThe date of YOUR CHOICE
Who Pays for Repairs?Negotiated during inspection periodNONE – We pay for repairs

Which way helps you best accomplish your goal?

Anna Buys Houses won’t be able to offer you full retail value for your house … but selling to us can bring other benefits, too, that can help you avoid headaches and stress. The one thing we hear over and over from our clients is they really appreciate being able to sell their property on a timeline that works best for them – we’re flexible allowing them to set a closing date that they desire.

There are other benefits to selling your home to a direct home buyer like Anna

By selling to Anna Buys Houses rather than the traditional route via the MLS, you can avoid paying more utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, and mortgage payments like you might have to while you wait a couple of months for your home to sell and close.

Whether you need to sell your home to finance senior living, avoid foreclosure, relocate for a job, or if you have inherited a property that requires more TLC than you can provide, Anna has you covered.

Because we are a full-service, professional home buyer, we do our best to make the whole process easy for you. Anna Buys Houses will pay for all seller’s closing costs (you won’t have commissions and other closing fees).

So, when you add up the time you could save by working with Anna Buys Houses, the no-hassle experience, and the money you’ll save on commissions, fees, and holding costs while waiting to sell via the traditional route … we hope you see that selling to a professional house buyer like Anna may be a good option to consider.

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If you’d like to talk with us to explore your options, just fill out the short form below or give us a call at 402-313-8700 and let’s chat! Our process is so SIMPLE. There’s nothing to lose by getting an offer (no obligations, no pressure).

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*An inspection contingency lets the buyer have time to do an inspection and back out of the sale or negotiate a new price if there are repairs that need to be done. If you can’t come to an agreement with the buyer, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale. Similarly, a financing contingency gives the buyer the wiggle room to back out of the purchase if they can’t obtain a loan or if the home doesn’t appraise for the value that the bank needs to close the loan.

Here at Anna Buys Houses, we don’t use traditional mortgage financing so you don’t have to worry about your property meeting all the requirements of the lender.