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Monday, March 28th, 2011

Selling your house is not nearly as easy as it once was.  But even when the market was at the peak it still took about 3 months from putting a sign in your yard to going to closing and getting a check.  Now that our market has slowed down it is taking closer to 6 months for many houses to sell.  Part of the problem is that the economy in general is not as good, but the main problem in my opinion, is that the banks don’t want to make loans on houses the way they once did.  It’s pretty hard to get a loan unless you have perfect credit and you are buying a house that is in great condition.  Another problem is that there are a lot of houses for sale right now.  This means competition!  There are more bank-owned (Foreclosure) houses for sale than ever.  These houses usually need some work and can be bought pretty cheap.  So if you are selling a house that needs work you need to look at what foreclosed houses are going for in your neighborhood.  This is your competition.

So what does all of this mean to you?  Well, if you have a house that you need to sell fast these are some facts that you should consider!  You need to understand the market and you need to know your competition.  For some people, selling to an investor like me makes a lot of sense.  Especially if you need to sell your house fast and your house needs repairs.

I am looking for houses to buy in Amarillo and Canyon.  I can pay cash and close in a few days if you need me to.  I take the house in it’s as-is condition so you don’t have to make any repairs.  I pay all of the closing costs and take care of all of the details.  Even if I am not able to buy your house I can probably give you some good information that will help you be even more informed.  If you would like a fast, confidential, all cash offer on your house call me today at 806-359-7653.  You can also visit my website at Sell Your Amarillo House.

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Thursday, March 17th, 2011

If you have a house that you need to sell in Amarillo TX give me a call.  Well, let me back up.  If you have a house that needs to be sold fast, or needs a lot of work, or both, then call me.  I can help.  If your home is in a nice area and doesn’t need much work then it is probably better to call a Realtor.  Especially if you are in a position to wait 3-6 months for it to sell.  If you need is sold sooner then I can help.  I am not looking to list your house and pray that it sells.  I am a buyer.  Here is what I can do for you.

  • Close on whatever day you want (You are in complete control!)
  • Take the property as-is (You don’t have to fix or clean ANYTHING!)
  • Pay all of your closing costs (Saves you money!)
  • Take care of all the details and paperwork (No stress for you!)

When you compare my offer with what you actually walk away from the closing table using a Realtor you will be shocked.  If your house is in perfect condition, you want top dollar, and you don’t mind waiting for months then a Realtor will work fine.  If not, sell your house to me!

Call 806-359-SOLD (7653) today or visit my website at Amarillo Home Buyer

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

I get calls every month from people who tried working with a brand new Real Estate investor.  This person made big promises but in the end, the deal didn’t close and the homeowner was left holding the bag.  They call me looking for help.  The problem is that many investors can’t get loans to buy houses, so they just try to make a quick buck by selling the house before they buy it. They just want to be the middle man.  They have no intentions of closing on the houses they put under contract.  It sounds crazy but it actually happens.  This is called an assignment of contract.  In a nutshell, one person gets a house under contract and then sells the contact to another investor.  I can tell you right now that you don’t want to be in the middle of a deal like that.  You are basically dealing with a person who is not is not able to buy your house.  They put up very little earnest money and are willing to walk away if they can’t find another investor to sell it to.

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.

Here are some things to keep in mind:

1.  Try to deal with only local companies.  This makes checking up on a company much easier.  I personally wouldn’t 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.  Why not just call a Realtor?

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.  They just look at us kind of funny,  but that’s just how we do it.  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. If you are a little shy but still want some more information you can visit my website at Amarillo Real Estate Investors.

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

How can I sell my house fast in Amarillo?

I wish that every time someone called me with a house to sell that I could buy it.  But that is just not the case.  Sometimes people have plenty of time to sell and their house doesn’t need any work.  In that case selling to a homeowner is the best option.

People often ask me how they can get their house to sell faster and for more money.  There are several things that you can do.  Here is the first one.

Make your house appeal to buyers. Sounds simple enough doesn’t it?  It is so easy though, to over look this point.  With the high number of houses sitting on the market buyers have more to choose from than ever.  Your house must be very appealing to buyers or it will get passed over.  Start with the outside. Curb-appeal is what gets people in the door.  Make sure the exterior is painted and needs no repairs.  Chipping or peling paint will scare off most home buyers.  Use a pressure washer to clean the exterior brick or siding.  The yard should be freshly mowed and free of any trash or junk.  Adding flower beds is an inexpensive way to make your house look better.  You may also consider adding shutters to your windows.  These little things will increase the curb-appeal of your house and help it be more competitive.  Next, focus your attention on the kitchen and bathrooms, especially the master bath.   Experts agree that these are the most important areas of your house.  If you are going to spend money on fixing up your house start here.  Remove all clutter from inside your house.  This helps buyers visualize how they will arrange their furniture.  It also makes your house appear bigger.  Make sure to fix any items that need repair.  Leaky faucets, stained carpet, old hot water heaters, and stained bathtubs are good places to start.  Just make sure that everything works.  Finally, make sure that your house is spotlessly clean and smells good.  You need to be able to show your house with little notice so keep it clean at all times.

If you ever need an outside opinion on your house give us a call.  We can probably give you some ideas that you may not have even thought about.  We buy Amarillo houses every month from people just like you.  And of course, if you need to sell your house fast, give us a call.  We would love to make you an offer!   We buy Amarillo houses every month from people just like you.Call 806-359-SOLD (7653) or visit us at Sell Your Amarillo House.

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Have you heard how long it takes to sell a house with a Realtor these days?  Some reports show 6 months… And that’s if your house is in good condition!  6 months of showings to picky unqualified buyers.

If that doesn’t sound fun, give us a call.  We specialize in buying houses that need to be sold quickly, or that need work, or both.  We pay cash, close whenever you want, and pay all of the closing costs.

When you compare our offer with what you actually walk away from the closing table using a Realtor you will be shocked.  If your house is in perfect condition, you want top dollar, and you don’t mind waiting for months then a Realtor will work fine.  If not, sell it to us, don’t list it.

If you are even thinking of selling call us today at  806-359-SOLD (7653) or visit us online at Sell My Amarillo House.

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