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Compare Your Selling with Fast Home Buyers Vs. The Traditional Layton House Buyer Or Agent

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on comparing your home selling experience with Fast Home Buyers in the bustling market of UT. Even in a seller’s market like UT, it’s crucial to evaluate your options carefully to ensure you achieve your selling goals efficiently and effectively. At Fast Home Buyers, we understand the importance of flexibility and convenience, which is why we offer a unique blend of expertise as both real estate investors and licensed, reputable agents.

Let’s delve into the details below to compare your options and see how Fast Home Buyers can tailor a solution to suit your specific needs and preferences.

 Selling With An AgentSelling To An InvestorSOLD To Fast Home Buyers
Commissions / Fees:6% on average is paid by you, the sellerNoneStandard commissions if we list your home; NO fees/commissions if you sell directly to us for cash
Who Pays Closing Costs?2% on average is paid by you, the sellerInvestorYou pay standard closing costs if you list your home; you pay NO closing costs if you sell directly to us for cash.
Inspection & Financing Contingency*:Yes, sales can fall throughNoneMuch lower risk of the final sale falling through
Appraisal Needed:Yes, the sale is often subject to appraisalNoneSubject to appraisal if listing on the market, but we make cash offers, too!
Average Days Until Sold:+/-91 DaysCan close in as little as 7 daysStandard time on the market or IMMEDIATE CASH OFFER
Number of Showings:VariesVaries1 (Just Us) if you sell to us for cash
Closing Date:30 to 60+/- days after accepting the buyer’s offerUsually the date of your choiceThe date of YOUR CHOICE
Who Pays For Repairs?Negotiated during the inspection periodInvestorWe pay for all repairs if selling to us for cash
*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.

Selling With An Agent:
When selling with a traditional agent, you typically pay an average commission of 6%, deducted from your proceeds. Additionally, closing costs, averaging around 2%, are usually your responsibility. Traditional sales involve an inspection contingency, allowing the buyer time to inspect the property and potentially renegotiate or back out of the sale if significant repairs are needed. Similarly, there’s a financing contingency, giving the buyer the option to back out if they can’t secure a loan or if the home doesn’t appraise at the expected value. This uncertainty can lead to delays or even the sale falling through.

On average, homes sold through agents spend approximately 91 days on the market, with multiple showings required to attract potential buyers. Repairs may also be negotiated during the inspection period, adding to the time and hassle of the selling process.

Selling To An Investor:
Opting to sell to an investor offers a different set of advantages. There are no commissions or fees to worry about, and closing costs are typically covered by the investor. With no inspection or financing contingency, the risk of the sale falling through is significantly reduced. Investors can often close in as little as 7 days, providing a swift and hassle-free transaction. Additionally, there’s only one showing to the investor, streamlining the process further. Investors also take care of any necessary repairs, saving you time and money.

SOLD To Fast Home Buyers:
Now, let’s examine what it means to sell to Fast Home Buyers. If we list your home, you’ll benefit from our expertise as licensed agents, with standard commissions applicable. However, if you choose to sell directly to us for cash, there are no fees or commissions to worry about. Similarly, closing costs are covered if you sell directly to us.

We offer the flexibility of choosing your closing date, ensuring convenience and peace of mind. Plus, with our cash offers, there’s no appraisal needed, minimizing potential hurdles in the selling process. Additionally, we take care of all repairs, alleviating any concerns you may have.
In conclusion, whether you’re looking for a traditional listing experience or seeking the convenience and speed of a cash offer, Fast Home Buyers at Fast Home Buyers have you covered. With our unique blend of expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction, we’re here to help you navigate the complexities of the Layton real estate market with confidence. Let’s work together to achieve your selling goals efficiently and effectively.

Work The Numbers And See Which Way Helps You Get There…

When you really work the numbers, you start to see the real benefits that each way of selling your UT house offers.

Here at Fast Home Buyers, we will work with you to determine which approach is best for your goals. We can either make you an immediate cash offer, or we can put our experience and expertise to work and list your house on the market for top dollar.

If selling to us for cash, we won’t be able to offer you full retail value for your house, but we also offer other benefits that the traditional house sale route can’t offer.

Like a streamlined process with:

  1. No Commissions or Fees: Unlike traditional agents, we don’t charge any commissions or fees, saving you thousands of dollars in transaction costs.
  2. Quick Closing: With us, you can close in as little as 7 days, providing you with rapid liquidity and eliminating the need to wait for months for a buyer.
  3. No Repairs Needed: We buy houses as-is, meaning you don’t need to spend time or money fixing up your property before selling.
  4. Certainty and Peace of Mind: Say goodbye to the uncertainties of the traditional market. When you sell to us, you can rest assured that the deal will close smoothly and on time.

On the other hand, if you choose to list your house on the market, you may potentially fetch a higher selling price. However, this route comes with its own set of challenges, including:

  1. Commissions and Fees: You’ll have to pay commissions to real estate agents, which typically amount to 6% of the sale price.
  2. Lengthy Process: Selling on the market can take several months, during which you’ll have to continue paying mortgage, taxes, and maintenance costs.
  3. Uncertainties: There’s always the risk of the sale falling through due to issues like failed inspections or financing problems.

In conclusion, whether you prioritize speed and convenience or aim for maximum profit, Fast Home Buyers at Fast Home Buyers have the expertise and flexibility to tailor a solution that meets your needs. Let’s work together to find the best way to sell your UT house and achieve your goals.

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From offer to close and cash in your hand in as little as 7 days.

You can get rid of the headache of that property fast and avoid paying any more utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, or mortgage payments… you get the drill. If you list your house and wait 90+ days to close, you have to figure in all of the costs of holding that property during the time you have it listed and are waiting to close.

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Don’t worry about fixing anything or cleaning your house again and again for buyer after buyer.

We don’t care how dirty your house is (we’ve seen worse!) or how many repairs are needed (a complete fixer? Great! We love projects). We want to make an offer on your house no matter what the condition. This saves you time and money that you can keep in your pocket.

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Don’t worry about paying those pesky closing fees (we’ve got you covered).

Because we are a full-service professional home buyer in UT, we make it easy for you. We pay for all of the closing costs! What we offer you is what you get (of course minus any mortgage payoff or other encumbrances on the property). Pretty refreshing, eh?

So when you add up the time you could save by working with Fast Home Buyers, the no-hassle experience, and the money you’ll save on commissions, fees, and holding costs while you wait to sell the traditional route, for many Layton area home owners selling to a professional house buyer is the best viable option. And if it’s not, we have you covered there as well!

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Just fill out the short form below or give us a call at 801-430-9282 and let’s chat! Our process is simple and you can close on the date of your choice. You have nothing to lose by getting an offer (no obligations – no pressure), but you could potentially lose thousands of dollars or months of your time by not requesting your FREE house offer below.

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START HERE: We buy houses in ANY CONDITION. Whether you need to sell your home fast for cash or list with a local agent for top dollar, we can help.
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