5 Situations in Which Hiring a Independence Real Estate Agent Doesn’t Make Sense

Traditional listings aren’t always the best method to sell your home in Independence. There are many situations in which homeowners may find listing their home for sale independently as a for sale by owner home or with a real estate agent isn’t in line with their problems or goals, depending on the circumstances. 

Read on as we explore five situations where hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense.

You Want to Keep the Commissions

Plenty of homeowners would prefer to keep the real estate commissions for themselves, and this is unmistakably a situation in which hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense. Unfortunately, these homeowners often find themselves in over their heads after attempting to sell as an FSBO. Regrettably, the delays caused by their missteps lead to the home being on the market for many days, and the sellers are less likely to get the total market value for the property. On the other hand, a direct sale to kcmoHomeBuyer means no commissions, and we don’t charge you any fees, you only have the fees that the title company charges and these would come out at closing, not out of your pocket before the sale. 

You Want to Save Time

Perhaps a change in job location has forced you to relocate before the sale of your home, leaving you holding two properties and a double load of monthly bills. With two sets of mortgage payments, utilities, and maintenance, it can become quite burdensome as months of these holding costs add up.

We also work with a lot of sellers who are transitioning from their forever homes to some sort of senior housing. They need to sell the house first to be able to pay for the senior housing, and they often have a health issue dictating the new living arrangements and they don’t have the time to do all the things that a traditional listing requires.

If you’re in a hurry to sell your home, this is a situation in which hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t always make sense. The Tuckers here at kcmoHomeBuyer can guarantee your closing date, with the ability to close in a matter of a few days and the flexibility to delay closing until the perfect date for you; Kim, Don, and Scott work very hard to make the process easy.

You Want to Skip Showings

If you’ve heard nightmare stories from friends or family members or simply find the idea of showings less than appealing, this is another situation in which hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense. Whether you prefer not to have strangers in your home or your concerns are based on your family’s health, trust us, you’re not alone; many homeowners delay putting their home on the market to put off the discomfort of the showing process. kcmoHomeBuyer is a direct buyer, which means you skip the entire showing process. No cleanup, no scurrying away from a dinner you just placed on the table because a buyer suddenly came into town. 

You Want to Save Money

From professional inspectors, appraisers to photographers and drone pilots for marketing or the expenses of professional staging, many sellers prefer not to pay for all of the professional fees accompanying the listing process with a real estate agent. In that case, this is a situation in which hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense. However, when homeowners try to handle the staging, photography, and listing on their own, the difference in the quality of their marketing is blatant. 

kcmoHomeBuyer will quickly assess your home and detail every figure used to come to our offer that you agree is fair. In addition, a direct buyer from kcmoHomeBuyer will outline what you’d earn should you sell your home through a listing on the market, allowing you to decide for yourself which process is better for your situation. 

You Want to Sell As-Is

Perhaps you don’t want to go through the nightmare of living in a construction zone to go through upgrading or making repairs on your home. Or maybe you simply can’t physically do the work nor afford to make the repairs; in these situations, hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense. Most buyers cannot look past outdated wallpaper, worn carpeting, paint, or visible damage that requires repair. Buyers in the traditional Independence market seek out homes in ready-to-move-in condition. Homes in this condition tend to be considered bargain properties, garnering meager offers if any bids are received. When properties don’t present well at first glance, buyers typically simply scroll right past the listing. 

kcmoHomeBuyer buys homes as-is for cash, meaning your worries about making repairs or passing inspections are over. The full-service team at kcmoHomeBuyer can clean up anything you want to leave behind, from an overgrown lawn to boxes of belongings that are no longer useful or furniture you’ve outgrown, helping make your moving process as effortless as possible.

It’s clear to see kcmoHomeBuyer is the answer for these and many more situations in which hiring a Independence real estate agent doesn’t make sense. And we are really well situated to help you look at your options because not only are we professional cash buyers but we are also real estate agents.

Listing your home for sale is time-consuming and expensive; why not ask us about any concerns and find out how a direct sale to kcmoHomeBuyer could be the answer to your problems, with no obligation. Contact kcmoHomeBuyer at (816) 408-3600 today to learn more!

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