Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home In Kansas City Or Sell To An Investor?

Are you thinking about selling your house? Perhaps you’re weighing the pros and cons of how to sell and wondering, “Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home In Kansas City Or Sell To An Investor?” If so then this blog post is for you! (It also applies to anyone looking to sell a house in 64133 zipcode or surrounding area)…

Selling a property is a very big financial decision that can be, or become, very complicated. So you may be asking yourself whom to work with to sell your Kansas City property.

Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home In Kansas City Or Sell To An Investor?

Pros And Cons Of Working With An Agent

Pros:

  • The agent is licensed so you have recourse if the deal goes poorly.
  • The agent will hold your hand through the entire process (a good agent anyways)
  • The agent will take care of all of the showings and negotiations.

Cons:

  • You’ll have to pay to complete the repairs on your property
  • You’ll have to clean or hire cleaners and staging to get your house ready to show to buyers
  • You’ll have to wait while an agent shows your house to buyers – this could take months
  • … which means you’ll have to pay bills, taxes, and insurance on the property the whole time the house is being shown
  • You’ll have to pay a large chunk of the sale (6% usually) towards the agent
  • You might not get a price closer to your asking price

Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home In Kansas City Or Sell To An Investor?

Pros And Cons Of Working With An Investor

Pros:

  • The investor buys houses often and will be able to guide you through the process as a professional
  • You’ll know exactly what the cash offer is right away, so no waiting, worrying and guessting
  • The investor will buy “as-is” meaning no cleaning, staging, or REPAIRS
  • You don’t have to clean up your house
  • You can get cash for your home in days or weeks instead of months
  • … which means you don’t have to pay bills, taxes, and insurance on the property that whole time
  • There are no fees or commissions to pay

Cons:

  • You might not get “market price” for your house – an investor may pay less

Which Is Better For You?

For many property owners it comes down to just a few simple questions:

  1. How soon do you want to sell?
  2. Would you rather gamble and see IF you can get market price (but pay more in bills) or know right away exactly how much you’ll get (and save money in all those expenses)?

When you answer those questions then you’ll discover the answer to your question, “Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Sell My Home In Kansas City Or Sell To An Investor?

Are you ready to sell soon?

When you’re thinking about selling your home, it doesn’t hurt to explore all of your options. Give us a call to know how much an investor can pay for your property today. There is no obligation to actually move forward with the deal for any reason. But knowledge is power. We can help you explore the varied and creative ways to sell your property that can even put more money in your pocket and/or sell the home much faster with much less hassle. And if we are not a great fit, we have amazing agents that we work with that can help you to sell your property the traditional way as well! Just call us at 816-800-9238 or click here now and fill out the form and we’ll get back to you right away.

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