A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose […]
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If you’ve been driving around in Salem, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Salem Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Salem companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest […]
Should you take a cash offer for your Salem area house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House For Cash In Salem If you’re selling a property in Salem to an end buyer (the person […]
Hear What Others Have To Say…
"I was able to sell quickly on terms that made sense."
"I bought this property about 10 years ago, and rented to family members. After one of the family members passed, and the other one moved out, the landscaping had really gotten out of control.
It needed a LOT of yard clean up and some updating. I work a lot and just didn't have time to clean it up or to manage tenants. I wanted to sell on contract. I was able to sell quickly on terms that made sense.
I'm happy with the sale!"
Mel & Katherine
"We're ready to cut back and retire soon. It's time to sell our 6-plex.""We manage our own properties and do all the work ourselves. It's hard to take a vacation. It's time to sell one of our properties and not work so hard. We're in our 70s now. We're ready to cut back and retire soon. We've owned this 6-plex for 12 years. We've made some updates, and tried to keep up on the repairs. It's generally in good shape. We've spoken to our CPA and have a plan."
"So you want to buy rentals?? We're happy to sell to you!"
"After my parents passed, my siblings and I had been cleaning up their property."
"We could have gotten estimates, hired a contractor, split the cost of fixing and remodeling it, then listed it and sold it... but we'd probably just break even on getting our cost back. There was a lot to do, and it would take awhile to get the work done, especially if we tried to do some of the work ourselves.
We just didn't have the time or extra money to put into it. It made sense to just sell it as-is for cash, so we could all move forward. It was a relief."
"Janel has been my angel in resolving a challenging situation...""Janel has been an amazing asset in working with me 3000 miles away to evict my renter, clean up the house and set up a doable contract to buy my house. She has been very professional and easy to work with. Janel has been my angel in resolving a challenging situation.
I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to sell their home."
Joel & Janette
"You were the first person to take the time to really listen to us and what we needed.""We wanted to fix up the house and sell it, but we didn't have the time or money to do that. Our family and friends are in South Salem, and I work in Salem too. It's hard to afford the commute from Woodburn each day. It's also hard to work on the house with 3 young kids running around, so a lot of things still need finished and fixed. Rather than get behind on the payments, we decided it was best for our family to sell it now as-is. It was a relief to know the closing date and be able to make plans. Now we can make a fresh start."
"You were so much nicer than the other companies we spoke with. You were the first person to take the time to really listen to us and what we needed. Then you were honest and stayed in contact through the whole process. Thanks for being so great to work with! We completely recommend you and your business to anyone."
"Closing was easy and went pretty smoothly, and the price was fair.""It's the last of a bunch of rentals we needed to sell. We didn't have the time or money to fix it up and keep it as a rental. We needed to get out of the landlord business.
It's good to be able to move on.