There’s a lot of things to consider when trying to figure out how to sell your house. For most sellers the first thing that comes to mind is listing with a real estate agent, and their second thought is maybe seeing if they can list it on their own to save the high commissions; however, selling a home is a challenging, time-consuming, and costly endeavor. Another option is to work with a professional investor who will buy your home directly, and for many sellers, the convenience factor of this sales method is preferable. But how do you know which direct buyer is going to treat you fairly, listen to your needs and provide you with the highest profits on the sale of your home? Read on as we explore how CMJones Homes is different from other home buyers in Columbus.
When you contact us at CMJones Homes regarding selling your home, we can give you estimates on how much we think you would profit from a traditional listing with a real estate agent (since we are licensed agents in Ohio) vs. our offer, which we think you’ll agree is fair. At CMJones Homes , we do this so that you can make an educated decision once you’ve looked over the details because we want you to sell via the method that works best in your situation, which is a big difference from other homebuyers in Columbus. It’s not often that you find a professional willing to go the extra mile like us at CMJones Homes to make sure that you’re aware of your options. We will help guide you to the best choice when you work with us, even if that means it might be in your best interest to list it instead of selling your house to us directly at CMJones Homes .
When listing your home for sale, you need to be prepared to pack up your family and quickly hide any sign that a pet is living in the house at a moment’s notice. Keeping your house spotless and ready for last-minute showings can be very stressful for your family. CMJones Homes is different than other home buyers in Columbus because we make the process as easy as possible; you can relax when you sell to us because you don’t need to worry about showings. Also, at CMJones Homes , we like to keep everything transparent. We use a standard contract prepared by the Columbus board of REALTORs and can guide you through what our process is for buying (or even listing) your home. What you will not find at CMJones Homes are high-pressure sales tactics; our passion is helping people and our neighbors here in Columbus and improving our community. Instead, we at CMJones Homes are proud of our work and want you to feel good about the deal and your decisions long after leaving the closing table, even if you determine that listing is a better option.
While you’ll probably make more money by listing your home on the Columbus market, that little bit of extra money you’d make might not be worth it to you after you weigh the time and stress involved with listing. In some circumstances you might even make less listing it after you pay commissions and fees. For comparison, it’s a lot like selling your car yourself on craigslist vs. taking it into a dealership and just trading it in: sure, you’re probably going to make more selling it yourself, but in all reality, it can be a hassle and you don’t want to deal with it. You’re okay with letting the car go to the dealership at a small, below market discount in exchange for speed and convenience. We at CMJones Homes operate similarly. You don’t have to worry about opening your wallet for painting, prepping, or staging your house for professional marketing images and showings. Another way CMJones Homes is different from other home buyers in Columbus is that you won’t have to pay closing costs, commissions, or hidden fees. When you sell directly to us at CMJones Homes , there’s no reason to spend a penny out-of-pocket before the sale!
Not all homes are the right fit for listing on the Columbus MLS. Typically, properties that aren’t in new or like-new condition are passed by as buyers scroll through online listings. First impressions count a great deal on real estate website listings. If the images clearly show your house is in distress, any offers you receive are likely to be lowball offers. Additionally, since buyers on the MLS typically are looking for new or like-new houses, even if you say you’re listing your house AS-IS and not going to make any repairs, there is still an expectation that it’s your, the seller’s, responsibility to fix any problems that come up during the inspection period. This is where selling to a home buyer like CMJones Homes is different because we will buy your property in as-is condition for a fair market value. Therefore, you can forget about the inspection and leave all the risks of handling the repairs to CMJones Homes .
A big thing that a lot of sellers don’t take into consideration when selling their home are the holding costs like mortgage, taxes, utilities and HOAs while you’re trying to sell it. While you’re spending your time prepping, repairing, listing, and showing the house, those expenses can add up fast. Throw a lengthy drawn-out approval process for your buyers, and it can become extremely costly to hold onto your property. What’s worse is that when you’re listing your house, it’s very common for the loan to fall through prior to closing, so now you face listing again, and buyers tend to avoid listings lingering on the market, which never bodes well for your final sales price. CMJones Homes is different from other home buyers in Columbus because we don’t use traditional financing like many buyers out there. As a result, we can close quickly, typically within weeks. In addition, with our full-service team, we handle everything efficiently, saving you valuable time and stress.
At CMJones Homes , we stand out from the crowd in all the right ways. So, why not talk to a direct buyer from our company today and find out how different we are from other homebuyers in Columbus. At CMJones Homes , clear and open communication is critical, so we try to stop everything to listen to you, answer your questions, and address any concerns about the process of selling directly without any obligation. Call CMJones Homes at (614) 360-9306.