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April 27, 2021

Selling a House with a Realtor vs Cash Home Buyers


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When you’re looking to sell your home, it can be difficult to know which route is the best to take: should you use a realtor or a cash home buyer?

In this post, we’ll cover some of the main differences of a realtor vs. cash home buyers. 

Working with a Realtor

Realtors help you file all of the necessary paperwork to sell your home while also helping you find a new place to live. Realtors can be extremely helpful to you because they can reach out to their network of potential buyers to let them know that a new house has entered the market. 

If you’re unsure of where you’re moving to next, your realtor can also help to connect you with prospective homes that you might be interested in based on your moving criteria. 

One of the downsides of using a realtor though is the percentage you have to pay them when your home sells. This percentage can vary depending on where you live and what broker you’re working with, but many times a seller ends up paying their realtor a seven percent commission of what their home sells for.

Using Cash Home Buyers

Cash home buyers help to quickly take your home off of your hands. Many cash home buyers, such as Enlight Homebuyers, evaluate your home and then make an offer within a couple of days. The whole process can happen extremely quickly, unlike when you’re using a traditional realtor. Sometimes it can take months to find a new buyer for your home.

With most cash home buyers, you don’t have to make any repairs to your home either. This will help to save you time and money. 

If you’re debating about using a realtor vs. a cash home buyer, call Enlight Homebuyers at 1-800-655-8322 today to receive advice on which next steps are best for you! We will give you our honest opinion so that you can sell your house fast and move on with life. 

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