Is “We Buy Houses” a Scam?
Updated: May 19
You have probably seen the sign “We Buy Houses” or “We Pay Cash for Houses” at an intersection in town. We’re sure that when you see the sign you are questioning if this is real, or you may have already determined that this can’t be anything more than a scam. Well, we will be the first to inform you that this is legit! No scam or shenanigans involved.
If you are wondering how or why people do this, then we will tell you why. We are investors that have the cash waiting to purchase people’s houses. This helps to avoid long closing processes and guarantees the sale will follow through. Our name is Silver Lining Properties and we are what we call the cash buyer experts.
If you are looking to sell your home and you don’t have time to go through the lengthy selling process or your home isn’t in great condition, then we are a great choice! We’ve outlined the pros and cons of the traditional ways of selling, as well as how working with a cash buyer compares.
For sale by owner pros
Avoid high realtor fees
The selling process is your way
Stage and prep the house your way
House showings are on your time
For sale by owner cons
The process can take months or even years
Repairs/renovations may be required
Lack of listing resources
Will not profit on asking price
Limited buyers market
Hiring a realtor pros
Access to marketing resources
List of potential buyers
Hiring a realtor cons
High fees are taken out of selling price of the home
They will require costly repairs/renovations
Everything is done on someone else's time
They are in charge of negotiating the price
These lists of pros and cons are very short and minimal. But one thing I can assure you is that the cons will always outweigh the pros. The bonus of working with Silver Lining Properties Iis that we will require nothing from you. These are some of the things that we help take off of your hands as the buyer.
No pricey repairs/renovations needed
Sell as is
No house showings
No realtor fees
Quick selling process
No closing time
Don’t wait for the right buyer, we purchase any home
Price is set, there’s no changing last minute
We have experience and are knowledgeable
Silver Lining Properties will purchase your home in a short seven days. Because we have the cash already, you will not have to wait for the banks to approve a stranger’s loan. We can give you a free offer and get you out of your home as soon as you are ready.
“We buy houses” at Silver Lining Properties is NOT a scam. We have been helping people get out of their homes and moving on to their next adventure for years. We are here to help answer any questions you may have. Contact us online or give us a call today at 502-822-5377 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.