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Sell Your House Amarillo | Happy New Year! | 806-359-7653

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Well 2012 has come and gone.  We hope that it was a good year for you and your family.  We encourage you to take the time to look ahead at the year to come.  Ignore all of the distractions and focus on what is important to you.  2013 will only come around once.  Make it count!

If you need to sell your house in Amarillo give us a call.  We are ramping up our advertising and we plan on buying more houses than ever.  That means we need your business.  This is a great time to sell your house!

We can close fast, pay all of the closing costs, and we take the house as is.  But best of all, we are VERY easy to deal with.  We don’t believe in high pressure of fancy sales tactics.  We just make you a fair offer and then let you decide if it is right for you!  So give us a call if you need to sell your house.  Call 806-359-7653 or visit us online at Sell Your House Amarillo

10 Ways to Avoid Being Scammed by Real Estate Investors Amarillo TX | 806-359-7653

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Well another big Real Estate Investor seminar has blown through Amarillo.  I always cringe when I hear their advertisements that promise to show people how to ‘get rich flipping houses with no money down.’  Now it won’t be long until we have a whole new wave of so-called Real Estate Investors. These people do not have the money to buy your house but they have just enough training to look and sound like a real investor.  I can tell you right now that you do NOT want to get involved with this type of person.  No wonder Amarillo Real Estate Investors get a bad name.

So how do you know which company to work with?  You have got to make sure that you are selling your house to an established, reputable company.  You need to make sure that they have the funds available to close and that they do indeed plan to close on the house themselves.  Make sure that they aren’t trying to sell their contract to another investor.

Here are the top 10 ways to avoid being scammed:

  1. Deal only with local companies.  This makes checking up on a company much easier.  I personally would never deal with someone who wasn’t local.
  2. Ask for and call references.  A good company should have plenty of satisfied customers.  I can give you a list of references a mile long.
  3. Check with the Better Business Bureau.  Just because someone has a ‘we buy Amarillo houses’ ad doesn’t mean that they are a real company.
  4. Insist on using a local title company.
  5. Meet the person face to face if possible.  There are too many scams out there.  Meeting face to face makes it much harder to be scammed.
  6. Ask lots of questions.  Don’t take anything for granted.
  7. Have a local attorney review the contract if anything looks suspicious.
  8. Don’t work with anyone who wants to put a sign in your yard and sell your house to someone else.  That is just ridiculous.  If you were going to do that you should have just called a Realtor!
  9. Ask for at least $500 in earnest money and a short closing date.
  10. Do not sign a contract with a long option period or a long inspection period.  Anything over 5 days should be a red flag.

It is important to remember that not all Real Estate Investment companies are bad.  When we write a contract on a house, we intend on closing that deal.  We have the funds available to buy it.  Sometimes we even advise people to do something besides selling us their house.  We have to live and work here in this community with the same people we help.  We are very much a local company.  People can stop by our office for a cup of coffee anytime.  But the bottom line is that our deals close on time.  We do what we say we’ll do. That’s why we are still in business.  We can give you dozens of references.

 

If you have a house to sell in Amarillo or Canyon,  give us a call.  We would be happy to make you an offer.  You can call us at 806-359-7653. You can also visit us online at Amarillo Real Estate Investors.

Home Buyer Amarillo | We buy Amarillo houses 806-359-(SOLD)7653

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

If you are looking for a Home buyer in Amarillo TX then you are in luck.  We buy Amarillo and Canyon houses and Canyon.  We have worked with just about every situation and we are very easy to work with.  If you don’t want to get hijacked by a slow Real Estate market then give me a call.

2012 has actually been a pretty good year for Real Estate in Amarillo.  But it still can take up to six months or longer to sell a house with a Realtor.  For some people this is just not an option.  And remember, if your house needs a lot of work or if it is in a bad area it may not sell at all on the open market!  In situations like this you need to talk to a good Real Estate Investor.

When you call us this is what we can offer you:

  1. We are super easy to work with! We make sure you understand all of your options.
  2. We pay cash!  You don’t have to worry about long drawn-out bank approvals.
  3. We close whenever you want! You are in complete control.
  4. We buy property in its as is condition. You don’t have to fix anything or clean anything!

 

If you are even thinking of selling your house give us a call today at 806-359-SOLD (7653) or check us out online at Home Buyer Amarillo or We Buy Amarillo Houses

 

Amarillo House Flipping a Scam? | We Buy Amarillo Houses 806-359-7653

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Well I guess it was bound to happen again.  Another Real Estate training company is coming to town.  They have blasted commercials for the last month over just about every radio station in Amarillo.  “Make big money flipping houses right here in Amarillo!  You don’t need any cash or credit!  Come to our FREE seminar!”  In other words… “Get rich quick flipping houses!”

Recently News Channel 10 called me and asked if they could come interview us and ask a few questions about these types of seminars.  I hate being on camera but I would be crazy to turn down that kind of free publicity.  I asked them why they chose us.  They told me that they had done their research on my company and that, in their opinion, we were the most established and reputable company in Amarillo.  They knew that we have been in business for over 10 years.  They called around and checked us out with the Amarillo Association of Realtors and the Better Business Bureau.  They liked the fact that we have an actual office with regular business hours.  They just felt like we were the real deal.

During the interview they asked us many questions about Real Estate Investing here in Amarillo.  But their main focus was on the ‘free seminar.’  They wanted to know if it was a scam or not.   They also wanted to know if House Flipping in Amarillo was a scam or not.  I gave them my honest opinion.  There is no business in the world that can be a success without hard work.  I also told them that in order to have a successful house flipping company that you would need some capital and good credit.  I told them that a lot of people were going to have their hopes dashed once they found out that the ‘free’ seminar was just a big sales pitch.

But I also told them that if they were looking for victims that they were looking in the wrong place!  Sure many people would get caught up in the hype and excitement of this seminar and they would max out their credit cards.  Some would succeed and some would fail.  But the real victims are the unsuspecting home owners who would try to do business with these newly-trained, eager, so-called Real Estate Investors!

Every time a seminar like this comes to town there will be dozens of would-be Real Estate Investors that pop up.  They know what to say and they seem legit.  They know just enough to be dangerous.  The problem is that they have no money!  I mean, after all, isn’t that  what the seminar was focusing on?  People with no money and no credit?  How can this person possibly be a ‘House Buyer?’  They simply want to tie your house up with a contract and try to resell it to a real investor, like me.  They want to be a middle man or middle woman.  But make no mistake, they do not have the ability to buy your house.  They are a waste of your time.  The really sad thing is that they are dealing with people who are in really desperate situations.  People who have lost their jobs.  People who are facing divorce or foreclosure.  People who desperately need to sell fast.  These are the people who can least afford to play games when it comes to selling their house!  In the end, it is the unsuspecting homeowner who falls victim to real estate seminars and the fly-by-night investors that they create.

If you need to sell your house fast, make sure you deal with a real company.  A company who has been in business for years.  One who can give you many references.  One who is a member of the Better Business Bureau.  Ask lots of questions and do your homework.  If you would like more information on how to avoid being scammed click here  Are Real Estate Investors Trying to Scam You?  Of better yet, give me a call at 806-359-7653.

Real Estate Investors Amarillo | Why Sell to a Real Estate Investor?

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

There are many reasons why someone might decide to work with a real estate investor to sell their house. In today’s slow economy job losses, foreclosures, and other financial woes are forcing homeowners to sell, and sell fast.
The first and most obvious thing a real estate investor can offer you is speed. They are not like homeowners who have to wait for financing approval.  They can pull the trigger immediately and close in a week.
The second reason it makes sense to work with a real estate investor is convenience.  You won’t need to stay on call, prepared to leave your house with very little  notice for a Realtor to show it. Investors have flexible schedules. Because this is their job, they’ll be able to work around your schedule.

Another benefit of working with an investor is a guaranteed closing date.  In other words, you know for sure that your house will be sold on a certain date.  Since they aren’t actually going to be the ones living in the house, you won’t have to worry about them finding a nicer place and changing their mind. They will either have their financing in place or be paying cash, so you won’t have to worry about them being turned down by the bank.

Perhaps the most financially rewarding benefit of selling to a real estate investor Amarillo is the ability to sell as is. This is a big deal!  You don’t have to worry about making any expensive repairs.  After all, if you had the time and money to fix up your house you would have already done that!  You need to sell it as is, and you need to sell it fast.
No two real estate transactions are the same.  It is always good to consider all of your options.  If you need to sell your house fast or if your house needs a lot of repairs, it may make sense to work with a real estate investor.  If that is the case, give us a call at 806-359-7653 or visit us online at Amarillo Real Estate Investor.  We are very easy to work with and we would love to make you an offer!  Call us today!

Sell My Home Fast Amarillo TX | Mitchell Property Group

Friday, November 9th, 2012

How can I sell my home fast in Amarillo TX?

If you need to sell your home you obviously want to get as much money as humanly possible.  That’s a no brainer.  If you mention selling your house everyone always focuses on price.  But what about the timing?

Timing is just as important as price in a Real Estate transaction.  Sometimes timing can even be the most important thing of all!  When you close is just as important as how much you get.  This is certainly true if you are dealing with a job transfer, divorce, or foreclosure.  Sometimes people do not have an emergency that causes them to need to sell fast, they just don’t want to wait for months and months!

If you need to sell your house fast give us a call.  We can close in as little as three or four days if necessary.  We pay all the closing costs and we take the house as is.  You don’t have to worry about fixing anything or cleaning anything.  We are very easy to work with and we are very aggressive when making offers.  Call us today at 806-359-7653 for more information.  Sell My Home Fast Amarillo TX

We Buy Amarillo Houses | Why Are Investor Offers So Low?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Every week I make a lot of offers on a lot of houses.  I end up getting many of them accepted.  Often times people ask me to explain how I come up with what price to offer.  I know that what they really mean is, why is my offer so low?

First it is important to understand a net offer as opposed to a gross offer. Many times a homeowner will hear that their neighbor’s house sold for a certain price.  Let’s just say $100,000.  But what they don’t realize is that their neighbor actually walked away with much less.  They had to pay 6% to their Realtor, 2% for their own closing costs, 3% in buyer closing costs, and they had to make repairs that added up to $3,000.  So they actually netted $86,000.  Since I pay all of the closing costs and don’t require any repairs to be made my offers are net offers.

Second it is important to understand the difference between the list price and the sales price.  Often times a Realtor will advise someone to list their house for entirely too much money.  Let’s use the neighbor for example.  A Realtor may have advised them to list their house for $115,000.  Three or four months later the homeowner realizes that they have over-priced their house and lowers it to $105,000.  Now it is priced correctly.  But the national average for negotiating is about 5%.  So it ends up selling for about $100,000 and they walk away with around $86,000.  Big difference!

When we buy Amarillo houses we pay all of the closing costs.  We take the house as is.  We can close very quickly.  We must be able to buy the house at a price that will allow us to make repairs and sell it for a profit.  When you compare our offer with the amount that you would actually walk away with if you used a Realtor you will see that our offers are actually not that bad and our terms are outstanding.  If you would like a free quote give us a call today at 806-359-7653 or visit us online at We Buy Amarillo, TX Houses.

Sell My House Fast Amarillo TX | 806-359-7653

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Have you ever found yourself thinking, “how can I sell my house fast?”  Do you have a house in Amarillo or Canyon that needs to be sold this week?

In today’s market selling a house fast can be a challenge.  You often hear news about low interest rates, low closing costs, and an improved housing market.  You also hear Realtors claiming to be able to sell your house for top dollar.  But sometimes timing is the most important element in a Real Estate transaction.  WHEN you close can be just as important as the contract price.  In other words, sometimes you need to sell your house fast!  Some people need to sell their house in a week, not in six months.

I buy houses from people who need to sell fast.  I can close in as little as three days if needed.  I pay all of the closing costs and take your house in its as is condition.  There are no long drawn-out bank approvals or inspections.  If you need to sell your house in a hurry, give me a call at 806-359-7653 or visit me online at Sell My House Fast Amarillo TX.

I Buy Houses in Amarillo TX | Mitchell Property Group 806-359-7653

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

I buy houses in Amarillo every month from people who:

  1. Don’t want to play the six month waiting game with a Realtor.
  2. Don’t want to make a ton of repairs.
  3. Don’t want to pay closing costs.
  4. Don’t want all of the hassles associated with selling a house.

If you have a house that you need to sell give me a call.  I am very easy to work with and I will not try to pressure you in to selling to me.  I would love to visit with you about your house.  Call me at 806-359-7653 or visit me online at I Buy Houses in Amarillo TX. Or better yet stop by for a cup of coffee at 4015 SW 34th Amarillo TX.

How Can I Sell My House Fast in Amarillo TX?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

The worst thing about Real Estate is that it just seems to take so long to get a house sold!  I worked in sales before I became a Real Estate investor.  I remember how cool it was to meet a customer and close a sale in the same day.  When I started selling houses it drove me crazy that the process took so long!  From the time I would list a house for sale until we closed would usually take a minimum of three to four months.

What if you don’t have three or four months to sell your house?  What if you need it sold in a week?  If that is the case give me a call.  I buy houses in their as is condition, I pay the closing costs, and I can close in a week or less if you need me to.  Even if I can’t buy your house I can probably give you some great information that would probably help you.  Give me a call today at 806-359-7653 of visit my website at Sell My House Fast Amarillo TX

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