“We Buy Houses – This Must Be A Scam!”
Is This A Scam? Are You Legit?
If you are like most people, you tend to think a company that pays cash for houses is a scam, or you’ll be ripped off. Because you can sell your house with a licensed real estate agent and get more money. And yes, that is true. But what if you can’t wait 45 or more days for your house to sell? Or what if you buyer falls through because the bank didn’t want to lend them money for the house because of whatever reason?
Chances are you take to the internet and try to find one of these cash home buyers and see what they can do for you. Recently, Google, Bing, and Yahoo have gotten much better at filtering out the scams. But they are still out there, disguised as real, legitimate cash buyers.
When you are dire need to sell your house quickly here in Northern Nevada, you need to know that you are dealing with a reputable and legitimate home buying company.
We Buy Houses – is it a scam?
Let’s explore to see if those ‘We Buy Houses’ advertisements are really about. Most of the time the “We Buy Houses” is used as a marketing term that investors, like my team and myself, use to get you to call them. You may sometimes see a We Buy Houses sign in the ground of a busy intersection or side street throughout Northern Nevada.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of unscrupulous investors out there that will take advantage of people. Because of these types of folks, it causes people like you to think that investors and house buying companies, like Envy Property Solutions, are all scams or just out there to take advantage of you.
Don’t get suckered into a “We Buy Houses” Scam. Contact John and his team today. We’ll take care of you through the whole selling process. And we use a Title Company, just so you know that you won’t be scammed. Ask yourself, what We Buy Houses Scam artist would use a title company? None that we know of.
How Can I Be Sure This Isn’t A Scam?
If you need to sell your house in Northern Nevada and you happen to see one of those We Buy Houses signs, ask yourself, “Is this ‘We Buy Houses’ concept a scam?” Or “Why would anyone sell their house to these guys?”, We understand completely. Scams happen to people when they are most vulnerable and willing to accept anything to make their problem, such as a house, go away.
Now, if you select a reputable house buying company here in Northern Nevada, you can be sure that they will buy your house and do everything that they say they are going to do. Such as a quick close, pay for your house in cash, cover the closing costs, and so on.
If you need to sell quickly in Northern Nevada and need to choose a Cash Home Buyer, you need to make sure they meet the following criteria.
Is Envy Property Solutions a Reliable Home Buyer? Absolutely! But don’t take our word for it, check out some of the testimonials that homeowners just like you have said about our company. Click here to read the testimonials
How Can You Differentiate Between Buyers and We Buy Houses Scams?
When it comes to selecting a buyer for your house that you need to sell, most people want to choose the buyer who presents the highest offer. You may think that because they are the highest bidder that they are reliable and have the resources available to get the transaction done. However, that isn’t always true. There are many sellers out there that thought they had found the ideal buyer for their property, but when the settlement closing date approached the buyer called and backed out of the deal last minute. Leaving you with having to start the whole process over again.
This causes them to spend money on marketing their house for a longer period of time and in some cases, they had to continue maintaining a vacant property that they could no longer afford. We don’t want to experience potential problems caused by we buy houses scams. We want you to know what to look for when selecting a cash home buyer.
- Is the Buyer Local and can meet with you in-person?
Set up an appointment to meet with them at your property or a comfortable meeting place. Make sure that you can reach out to them at any time.
- Do they have a Staff?
If they are a well-established company, they will have experienced staff that will be able to help you through the entire process and answer any questions along the way
- Are They a Reputable Company?
Is the company a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business? Call the BBB at 775-322-0657 or look for the company information on the BBB website http://www.bbb.org/ Calling the BBB will help you determine if the company is reliable.
- Have you read the contract carefully?
Take your time. John and his team will go over the contract with you. If you have any questions about anything, they will explain and answer any questions. We will never pressure you into anything and if you need more time to go over the contract, ask. We will make sure that you are comfortable with the contract before proceeding. We want to help you ease the discomfort of selling your house.
However, most people behind scams can be good at them. Or, sometimes the scam is so obvious you can see it a mile away. If it doesn’t seem right to you, then it’s probably a scam.
Some “Red Flags” of a We Buy Houses Scam
- The Buyer Wants To Buy The Property Sight Unseen
- The Buyer Won’t Let You Review The Contract of Purchase Agreement
- The Buyer Will Want You To Pay Money Up Front – Usually A Pretty High Fee
- You’ll Have To Make Your Mortgage Payments To The Buyer Instead of The Bank
- The Buyer Maybe Out of The Area or Outside The U.S.
- If You Get A Bad Feeling About The Whole Transaction Or if Something Feels Off
- The Transaction is not Completed with a Title Company or Real Estate Lawyer
Ready To Sell Your House?
Don’t be fooled by those We Buy Houses Scams! Envy Property Solutions is one of the best home buying companies in Northern Nevada.
…Other house-buying websites are pawning your info off to out of the area investors. Us, we’re local… and YOU get an honest, fair CASH offer in HOURS.
Need To Sell Quickly? Here’s What We Do For You:
- You’ll pay NO fees and NO commissions when we buy your house. We pay ALL closing costs associated with the transaction out of our pocket.
- We’ll buy your house in any condition, ugly or pretty. We can buy in any condition, regardless of what you OWE or if you’re in foreclosure…We can truly HELP you out of this situation!
- We can get CASH in your hands within a few hours or days of you contacting us. We can close super fast (usually within 7 days… sometimes sooner).
Whether you’re in foreclosure, going through a divorce, inherited a property you no longer want, or any other reason you just need to sell… we’ll make an offer on your house. Just submit your property address top of the page and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours with a fair all-cash offer. Talk to you soon, Envy Property Solutions, LLC