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Ugly House? No Problem. We Can Buy Your House As-Is

If you have lived in the DMV area long enough, you have probably seen signs that read, "We'll buy your ugly house" or "Sell Your Ugly House." What does it mean to by an ugly house? More importantly, who buys these houses? An ugly house is any piece of property that has severe structural or cosmetic issues that prevent it from being sellable in the mainstream real estate market.

Most ugly houses have multiple problems that make it ugly. For instance, the house may contain holes in the floor, a drastically outdated kitchen, or a dangerous electrical system. It may have failed to pass inspection or received a low appraisal. Whatever the problem, it keeps you from being able to sell your house fast. Below, we look at what an ugly house is, and you can sell your house as-is regardless of its current condition.

What is an Ugly House?

If you neglect a piece of property for several months or years, it will end up in poor condition. You may not live in the house any longer, but you still own it. You may possibly be 'sitting on it,' waiting for somebody to come along and make a deal. Otherwise, you can't sell the house because it has been labeled "Ugly."

An ugly house may have all kinds of problems, such as:

  • It needs significant repairs and upgrades.
  • The property is unsafe to live in.
  • The house received a poor appraisal.
  • An inspector has condemned the house.
  • The property is in a bad location.
  • The property is upside down in the mortgage.
  • You've neglected to make repairs or renovations.
  • There are structural problems with the house.
An ugly house is not just a house that looks ugly on the outside. It is essentially a piece of property that no one wants to purchase. You may be asking too much for the property. Or, the property may be unsafe. Buyers ultimately do not see the investment or the potential for the house to be worth the money.

As a result, the house has been sitting on the property for a long time with no offers.

Can I Sell My Ugly House?

Theoretically, every piece of property is sellable. What it comes down to is what you are willing to take for the property versus what someone is willing to pay for it. It also depends on how much effort or money you are willing to sink into the property to make it more attractive to buyers.

To sell an ugly house, you may have to incur a wide range of expenses such as:

  • Renovations
  • Repairs
  • Code inspections
  • Appraisals
  • Additional marketing
  • Multiple showings
  • Realtor commissions/fees
  • Closing costs
To sell your house the traditional way, you may have to overcome multiple obstacles to regain interest in the house in the real estate market. You may end up spending thousands of dollars on improvements. In the end, you may have to ask yourself if all the effort and money you spend is worth it.

Is it Possible to Sell Your Ugly House Fast?

Regardless of the current condition of our house, it is possible to sell it. You can work with a local house buyer in DMV who can assess the house, make a fast cash offer, and close on the deal within seven to 30 days. An investor can take the property off of your hands, and you can walk away free and clear.

The good news is that it does not matter what condition the house is in. That's because investors buy houses as-is. Therefore, you do not incur all the usual costs to sell your house. You can bypass closing costs, realtor commissions, or repairs. It's the simplest way to sell your house fast in DMV.

How to Sell Your House Fast in DMV

The fastest way to avoid foreclosure in DMV is to sell your house fast for cash to a local house buyer in the area. The process is simple:

Step 1: Schedule a Visit with a Local House Buyer

The first step is to pick up the phone and call one of our local house investors in the Alexandria, Virginia area. Simply schedule a quick walkthrough of the property. There is no need to make any renovations, prepare the house to show, or even clean up. We are happy to view the property as-is.

Step 2: Let Us Make a Fast Cash Offer

If we decide we want to move forward with buying the property, we'll make a competitive cash offer based on a percentage of the house's value. We can negotiate a fair cash offer that puts money in your pocket and allows us to make a good investment.

Step 3: We Pay You Cash

Do you like the offer? Then schedule a closing date that works for you. We show up, sign the papers, and pay all closing costs and fees. You pay nothing. We can pay cash in as little as seven days after closing.

Sell Your House As-Is Regardless of Your Situation

One of the main benefits of selling your house for cash is that you have flexibility. Our company purchases property as-is regardless of your current circumstances. We work with sellers in all types of situations, such as:
Bankruptcy Damaged Property Distressed Property divorce
Downsizing Foreclosure Inherited House Late Payments
Probate Relocating Rental Properties Ugly Houses

Sell Your House Fast for Cash in DMV

Do you live in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia? If so, contact Fortune Houses today. Sell your house fast for cash in DMV and the surrounding area. We buy houses as-is in any condition. Call 202-918-9600 to schedule a quick, no-obligation visit with one of our local cash home buyers.

Our company purchases property as-is in the following areas:
Alexandria Fairfax Falls Church
Manassas Rockville Silver Spring
Vienna Washington, D.C. Arlington County
Fairfax County Loudoun County Montgomery County
Prince George?s County Prince William County
 

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