Selling Your House & Relocating

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Bright Idea House Buyers & Executive Capital Group Inc. DRE #01959945

Relocating can be a challenge.  It is never an easy task to pack up all your belongings and move to another home.  Across town is difficult, but across the country is even more daunting.


Now imagine if you are 90 years old and live alone.  


This was the problem for Jane.  She wanted to move across the country to be near her adult children.  She had a new house picked out and was planning to purchase it, but just needed to sell her current house first.  


After listing her property and several weeks on the market going by with no offers, she started to get concerned.  Her house was dated inside - she had lived there for 20 years and had not done any updating to the property since her husband had passed away a few years after they had moved there.


The house did not have major structural or system problems, but the first time buyers that the house was best suited for seemed to be looking for more modern finishes and were not willing to spend significant amounts of money renovating a newly purchased home. For many buyers such as this they are already putting every dollar they have into the purchase and do not have lots of extra cash left for additional work.


The problem was compounded by the fact that Jane needed to sell her house relatively soon and on a timeline that could coincide with her purchase of her new home on the other side of the country.  


After some searching online, Jane’s granddaughter came up with a potential solution.  There are companies that purchase houses as is, with no repairs needed, and the ability to close on the seller’s schedule.  


A perfect solution!  These cash home buyers don’t have to deal with potential delays getting bank loans because they have their own funds.  And they are not concerned with the condition of the properties they purchase.  


Jane made a call to Bright Idea House Buyers, and they sent someone out to take a look at her property the next day.  After discussing her situation, they were able to make an offer that gave Jane the money she needed for her new house, and close on the date of her choosing so she was able to plan her move ahead of time with much less stress.


Jane’s granddaughter was able to help by arranging most of the paperwork to be completed over email, and she was even able to buy a plane ticket to fly out and help her grandmother with the packing and moving since the date of the final sale was predetermined.


Given this new flexibility, they decided to drive across the country to spend some memorable time together and to make it easier for Jane’s pet terrier to make the journey without having to brave the airports and airline travel experience.


For many people selling your property to a traditional end user buyer is likely the best way to go.  But if you need to sell your house fast with no stress and no hassle - and a lot of added flexibility - then a house buying company may be just the solution you are looking for.


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