FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I sell my house in as-is condition in Florida?
Yes, House Buyers Florida will buy homes in any condition. Not everyone is in the position to invest time and money to prepare their house for the traditional selling process. Sometimes, it makes more sense to sell your house as-is. We buy houses with:
- Structural defects and foundational problems
- Termites and termite damage
- Asbestos and lead paint
- Mold or signs of mold
- Fire, flood damage or storm damage
- Plumbing and electrical issues
Should I sell my home to a cash buyer in Florida?
If you need to sell your home quickly then cash home buyers are generally the fastest route. Some of the reasons people need to sell their home fast include:
- Substantial damage to the home and cannot afford repairs
- Loss of employment
- Bankruptcy or money
- Money for an emergency or crisis
- Behind in mortgage payments.
- Divorce settlements
- Rental property with negative cash flow or nightmare tenants
Can I sell my rental property with tenants in place in Florida?
Yes, Landlords can sell their property while a tenant is occupying the unit even if there is a lease in place. Difficult tenants are a homeowner’s worst nightmare and using a realtor might not be an option for the following reasons:
- Tenants have destroyed the property/ or it is unkept and unclean
- They are not paying the rent
- They are selling drugs out of the unit or are partaking in illegal activities
House Buyers FL will make you a fair cash offer for your home and take the house and your tenants off your plate.
Can I sell my house while in probate in Florida?
No, In Florida, a homeowner with a house in probate is tied up by law. You are not allowed to list your property and can’t finalize a sale until the home is out of probate. This makes finding a buyer who’s willing to wait it out with you nearly impossible. House Buyers FL will make an offer on your home and work with your timeline to purchase the house.
What is the probate process in FL?
Let’s talk about the probate process:
1: A family inherits a home without a will or trust.
2: If a family can’t come to terms, they’ll go to court to settle on who’s authorized to sell the home. This process takes anywhere from 90 days to a year.
3: While the process is taking its course, the family is still responsible for all house expenses, including the mortgage.
4: The home is tied up from any official sale and can’t be listed on the market.
5: The benefit of a cash buyer is that we’re willing to come and view the home and make a standing offer— an offer that will be finalized immediately after your home is out of probate.
How do cash home sales work in Volusia County, Florida?
House Buyers FL buying process works in the following way:
1: You fill out our inquiry form or call us directly. We know that sometimes you need an immediate range of how much your house will sell for. Because of our extensive experience, we can do a market analysis and give you an accurate estimate even before we view the home
2: We’ll call you and set up a date to view your home. We’ll discuss more details on our call and come view your house. After we’ve seen your property, we’ll make a fair cash offer. We’ll review all the information related to finalizing a sale and walk you through what the process looks like from then on.
3: You set up your closing date. That’s all! You decide when you want to close and finalize the sale. We’ll sign the paperwork and you’ll receive your cash payment.
Do cash house buyers buy houses that don’t need to be repaired?
Yes, if you have a house that does not need repairs House Buyers FL will also buy those if you need to sell your home quickly.
How long does it take to get a cash offer on my house?
House Buyers FL can usually see the house and make you a no-obligation, cash offer on the spot. This typically happens within 24 hours if you are able to show the property or give access to it.
How long does it take to get my money from cash home buyers?
If absolutely necessary, Home Buyers FL can close as fast as 7 days. Typically, we schedule closing for 2-3 weeks but are willing to accommodate your needs.
Do cash home buyers charge any fees?
House Buyers FL does not charge any fees or commission when we buy your house or make an offer on your house.
Do I have to accept the offer given by a cash house buyer? Am I obligated to sell you my house?
Absolutely not. House Buyers FL offer is non-contractual. You are not obligated to sell us your house. We want to make sure you are doing what is best for your situation.