Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Since starting our business we’ve worked with a lot of people and received a lot of questions about what we do. We’re an open book and pride ourselves on always being a wealth of information for the people we work with. Below, we provide answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you are curious about something not mentioned below or if you would like a better understanding of how our services can impact you specifically, please reach out to us here or give us a call. (310) 928-9688
Q: What are the benefits of working with John Medina and his team?
When you work with John and his team you will know that you are working with a group that is focused on more than just buying and selling homes. We take tremendous pride in what we do and the areas we serve. We work with homeowners all over the LA area to determine which method of selling will best help them to reach their goals.
Q: What kind of houses are you looking for?
We specialize in helping homeowners find the best ways to sell their single-family properties.
Q: How long will I have to wait for an offer?
In most cases, we can provide you with an offer within 24 hours.
Q: How long will I have to wait for the closing?
After the offer has been accepted, most closings can occur within 7 business days. However, we will always close on the day that works best for your schedule.
Q: How do I get an offer for my LA property?
All you have to do is fill out the form below or give our team a call at (310) 928-9688.
Q: Why do you do what you do?
Because we enjoy solving problems and we are passionate about helping others. We love to give back to the local communities we live and work in. By helping homeowners find solutions to their stressful situations, we can help to revitalize whole communities.
Q: Do you pay fair prices for houses in the LA area?
Always! Our offers are based on the current real estate market and the cost of repairs.
Q: Is there any cost to work with you?
Never! We are direct buyers who will never charge you a dime in commissions or fees. Our process will save you money by eliminating all of the typical costs of a traditional sale.
Q: What makes you different from other home buyers?
We’re not just out to buy homes. Our mission is something bigger. Our goal is to be able to help people out of stressful situations so they are at a place where they can move on with their life. We create solutions and handle all of the details. We will always go the extra mile, even helping you in the search for your next property.
Q: What makes your process more effective than listing with a top LA real estate agent?
Listing provides no guarantees. You could be waiting months for your property to sell, not knowing if or when a buyer will come along. With a direct sale to John and his team, you will know right away how much you are walking away with and on what day. This allows you to plan ahead.
Q: Is there any obligation when I submit my info?
None. We want to help you do what is best for your property. We will provide you with the information you need to make your decision, then leave the ball in your court.
Selling A House Fast for Cash Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the fastest way to sell your house?
In all honesty, the fastest way to sell a property is to sell it for cash. “We Buy Houses” companies have been the top ranking home cash buyers in the country. It makes it the fastest way we at John Medina Buys Houses have guaranteed cash offers, we sell in the fastest time frame, with no fees, no hassles, and no delays.
Q: How can I sell my house fast without a realtor?
There are two ways to get your house sold without a realtor. One way to sell your home without one is through the “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) method and the other being you selling your house to home investors. Yet the “For Sale By Owner (FSBO)” method will need you the homeowner to spend money on the property you are trying to sell as you will still need to fix any issues with the your property to make it sellable by the state plus on top of already dropping money to fix your property you will also need to deal with all types of paperwork on your own. The REAL fastest way is to sell your house as-is to legit cash buyers or reputable real estate investors who will pay you top dollar for your property and handle all the hard work for you.
Q: Is it bad to sell a house as is?
Selling a house in as-is condition can certainly lower the price on your property and can sometimes prevent you from selling it as it has to be up to date and made livable in accordance to the state. Sometimes, carrying costs or maintaining costs of a property are too high to be an investment. Cash buyers who buy as-is use a fair comparative analysis to determine the fair value of your property and make you a fair offer, even more providing solutions and options to home sellers and not just giving low-ball offers.
Q: What brings down property value?
Some things that bring down property value are zoning laws, bad neighbors, noise pollution, outdated finishes and distressed properties. There are several things you can do to your property to increase its value, but let’s face it some things may be out of your control and that’s okay we at John Medina Buys Houses have a perfect solution to any issues you might have and will make sure you get paid top dollar for your unwanted property.
Q: Who pays closing costs on cash sale?
John Medina Buys Houses will pay all the fees for you–we will pay closing costs, agent fees, property taxes, holding costs etc. These are all the fees that you do NOT have to pay, if you sell your home for cash to us here at John Medina Buys Houses.
Q: How do I sell my house fast in a slow market?
Here are some tips to sell your house fast in a slow market.
– Stage Your Property
– Understand the Mechanics of Selling a Real estate Property Clearly
– Find the Best Real Estate Agent in the Area
– Determine if you can Possibly Consider a Short Sale
– Sell your Property to a Wholesaler
– Utilize the World Wide Web in Selling your Property
Q: Are we buy homes for cash legit?
Yes. Believe it or not these companies are legitimate part of the real estate industry. Most of these companies are home buying specialists or real estate investors that are indeed called real estate experts. These cash buyers are looking for properties or looking for motivated sellers that need to sell their house fast which may or may not need some work. But if it worries your curiosity, the best thing to do is to research more about the company!
Q: Are cash buyers better?
National Association of Realtors® research on cash sales shows that approximately 30 percent of residential sales are cash transactions and about 10 percent of realtors reporting a sale to a first-time homebuyer also reported cash sales, while over 70 percent of reported last sales to investors and international buyers were for cash. It only means that for various reasons a homeowner has to sell a house, they find it advantageous to get a Cash Offer.
Q: Why do sellers like cash buyers?
There are several reasons property owners find all-cash deals attractive. Homeowners prefer fast and hassle-free sale, smooth sales.
– typical real estate contracts have contingencies
– it saves money and time
– peace of mind
– less risk
– speedy time frame