We are independent local Bay Area home-buyers who purchase property directly from homeowners eliminating the middle man and can help you meet your goals.
This is Jake with Skye Homes, and I’m the guy in the video. You’re probably here to learn if selling to an investor is the right option for you. I’ve been a direct home-buyer since 2016 and I created this page to help illustrate how selling a home can actually be a pleasant experience. Keep reading to learn more!
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“We buy houses companies” like Skye Homes are a better fit if you prefer a private sale, have deferred maintenance (repairs), don’t want to hold open houses, don’t want to pay commissions, or need a quick sale or have tenants.
My professional background includes years and years of customer service, sales management, and many consumer-facing positions. If you choose to work with me, you will find a polished and seamless process that is centered on making your home sale a positive experience. Selling a home is such a large event and I want you know that I don’t take that lightly.
We can make your transition easier than you could’ve imagined. As experts in relocation, our team can help you arrange packing services, moving companies, storage pods, as well as not requiring you to clean when you move out.
One of the most popular features of our service is that it’s a private sale. We do not advertise your home to the public or your neighbors. They won’t know you’re leaving until the moving truck arrives!
That’s right, everything from our short, 6-page agreement to the inspection process, and the closing, there really isn’t much for you to do or worry about. That’s the Skye Homes promise!
We buy in the neighborhoods of East, West, North and South Sacramento, Curtis Park, Land Park and Tahoe Park (among other parks), Midtown, Meadowview, Pocket, Valley High and many others. We also buy houses in surrounding cities such as Elk Grove, Folsom, Citrus Heights, Roseville, Rancho Cordova, Carmichael, El Dorado Hills, Rocklin, and Davis.
The time it takes for a house to sell can vary widely based on factors like location, market conditions, property type, and price range. On average, in a balanced market, homes can sell within a few months. However, in a hot seller’s market, properties might sell within weeks, while in a buyer’s market, it could take longer, potentially several months.
A key secret to a fast home sale is strategic preparation. Price your home competitively based on market trends, ensure it’s well-maintained, and consider professional staging to make it appealing to potential buyers. Effective marketing, including high-quality photos and wide exposure, can also speed up the selling process.
A “ghost sale” in real estate typically refers to a transaction that falls through at the last moment. It occurs when a deal appears to be progressing smoothly but unexpectedly collapses before the closing. Reasons for ghost sales can range from financing issues to disputes over inspections or other contingencies. However, working with “We Buy Houses Fast” companies can provide a solution, as we often offer cash deals with reduced risk of contingencies that might lead to ghost sales.
Overpricing is one of the most common reasons a property fails to sell. Unrealistic pricing can deter potential buyers and extend the time a property spends on the market. It’s crucial to set a competitive price based on comparable sales and market conditions. To avoid extended market time, consider “We Buy Houses Fast” companies, which often assess your property’s value quickly and make fair cash offers, bypassing the prolonged listing process.
Generally, showing a house with tasteful furniture and well-staged spaces can help potential buyers envision how the space can be utilized. Staging can create an emotional connection and highlight a property’s potential. However, in some cases, vacant homes can appear larger, allowing buyers to visualize their own furnishings.
Selling a house from a distance requires careful planning. Start by finding a reliable local real estate agent who can handle the logistics on your behalf. Leverage technology for virtual tours, high-quality photos, and electronic document signing. Communication with your agent is key to ensure a smooth process. Alternatively, “We Buy Houses Fast” companies can streamline the process by making offers remotely, ideal for those needing to sell without being physically present.
Real estate transactions can occur on any day of the week, but statistics suggest that weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) often see higher buyer activity due to buyers’ more flexible schedules. However, individual market dynamics and buyer behavior can influence this trend.
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