Selling Your House But Don’t Know Where to Start?

Posted on: July 14th, 2020 by , No Comments

Where to Start When Selling a House 


Selling your house but don’t know where to start?” You’re not the only one trying to sell your house and not know where to start. Many first time home sellers have the same problem. We have put together this article to hopefully help you, the first time home seller.

Most homeowners will buy and live in they’re first home for up to 15 years prior to consider selling the home. On average they will continue to consider the sale of their home for up to seven months, before they take any action at all. This is according to a report by Zillow.

Some folks are needing more room in the house and selling your home might be the answer. Or, they are ready to downsize after raising a Family. As well, some homeowners want or need to relocate for job or school purposes. The reasons for selling a house are many. For first time home sellers, they can be complicated and very frustrating. Are you looking at selling your house but don’t know where to start? We buy houses in Dallas and we pay cash for houses. Being prepared for the sale process is very important, as it will be a stressful and emotional process for all involved, and because this is probably your biggest investment sale at the same time for the first time house seller(s).

As the home seller, you do have an advantage as you went through the purchase and sale transaction of the property, when you bought the home. You should remember, as the buyer of the house, the time you spent when you had to put together all of you financial documents and income information when searching for your first home to buy. Well, now you are on the seller side of the same transaction, where all that preparation come into play, once again. Just a little different this time around. You now need to spend time making your house ready for sale and having it look it’s best for all potential buyers to see. If you are selling you house and buying a new home, at the same time, the stress level will sky rocket. Selling your house but don’t know where to start? Remember, Robert Buys Houses DFW and we pay cash for houses.

 Selling Your House But Don’t Know Where to Start

Here is a  quick check list of what to do when selling your house but don’t know where to start.


Most people who are selling your house but don’t know where to start, go through the very same feelings of stress and what’s next. So yes, it the normal. But you don’t have to worry about all those things above. We buy houses in Dallas and we pay cash for houses. You can choose the closing date, but remember, we can close in (5) days if needed. Being that we have been in business since 2001, there’s no reasons or situations that we have not encountered in all the years in business.

I can say this, you should spend some time contemplating why you really want or need to sell your house. Yes, it can and will be a difficult process, but be absolutely positive that it is time to sell your house. Do this prior to making any home repairs, or asking for help.

Time to address you finances: Be sure to contact your mortgage company or lender and ask for the current  balance of the loan or mortgage. This will show not only how much you owe, but how much your equity position is at the moment. Knowing how much equity you have may be able to help you decide what repairs to make if you should make any repairs to the home. Equity will also provide for the down payment of your new home.

Make a list of must haves and possible deal breakers for yro specific time-frame to move. Work your budget for your repair projects and when and how to pre-list your house. Now ask yourself, “what is the absolute minimum price I will accept for my house?”

Do yo understand what is going on in your area real estate market? Find out if you are in a sellers market or a buyers market. You need to reearch and understand the real estate market in your area, in order to price your house correctly. Know the best time to sell. With Robert Buys Houses DFEW, we buy houses in Dallas, and we pay cash for houses anytime of the year. So our real estate market is always a good market.

Selling Your House to an Investor

Here it is folks, the best time to sell a house in Dallas to an investor, is all the time, your time, any time of the year. If you go ask google, you will get all different months of the year depending on what city you’re in and times of the year. At Robert Buys Houses DFW, we are a no-nonesense house buying company that has been is business since 2001. We buy houses in Dallas, and pay cash for houses because it allows us to close fast, which helps homeowners in difficult situations.

So, if you need to sell a house for cash, we are a local home buyer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, andwe are serious about buying houses. You will not pay for repairs, no inspections, no agents,  no commissions, no fees and no closing cost.

Why do homeowner sellers pay real estate agents commissions and fees?

Mostly because homeowner sellers don’t know that they can sell a house fast in Dallas to an investor. Before you commit to a six or nine month listing agreement with w realtor, contact an investor and get a fair market cash offer for your house. With Robert Buys Houses DFW, ‘we will make you a fair market cash offer on the spot!’ We are able to close in five days if needed, or you choose the closing date that fits your time-frame. It’s easy and faster than wait for a realtor.

Should you be facing foreclosure in Dallas, Tx.,

Do not allow your lender totake control of your foreclosure situation and sell your house out from under you! Texas is a non-judicial foreclosure State. Default is definded in the Deed of Trust (Mortgage) and or Promissary Note.

When a debt is defaulted, a Substitute Trustee’s sale will take place in the manner authorized by the Deed of Trust-Promissory note.

Here are a few tips  on how to stop foreclosure in Texas.

  1. Contact your lender as soon as possible!
  2. Consider loan modification, a repayment plan, a reinstatement, forebearance, and any other option that applies to you. Ask!
  3. Refinance your loan if possible.
  4. Sell your home to an investor.

If the fourth option seems to be the best option for you, then you are in for treat, we buy houses in Dallas, and we pay cash for hsoues in Dallas. Yes, you can sell a house faster and easier in it’s As-Is-Condition. Without a realtor! If you are a landlord who has tenants that cannot not pay their rent due to the coronavirus, then you to, are in the right place here.

Landlords are struggling with tenants who cannot pay rent due to layoff.

Small and new landlords who own and manage they’re own properties, which are close to half of the rental properties in the U.S.A. With that, most are not receiving rents, from multiple tenants. There are two things youwill do to make up the lack of funds.

  • Take a Second mortgage on your rental property to cover the lost monthly income. Only to pay back the loan later with interest.
  • Sell a house or two in order to cover unexpected loss of monthly income.

If you chosen to sell a house or two, or all, we want to buy your houses.

Does your house need to many repairs that you simply cannot affoord to make yourself?

Stop stressing about the repairs. We understand that making your house atrractive ti potential house buyers is necessary to get top dollar for your house. Soe cosmetic issues such as wall coverings, chipped floors, replacing appliances are a good start. When it comes to making repairs though, you must know which will bring a return on your invested dollar.

Most times, the major repairs are hidden under the surface and not discovered until after a thorough inspection of the house’s structure. You do need to consider these hard to find repair problems, as it will affect the buyers decision, as most buyers will not naccept your asking price, know they will need to make the repairs themselves, after the purchase of your house

What About Inherited or Probate Property?

People hwo have inherited a house contact us at Robert Buys Houses DFW every week it seems. Which makes Probate or Inherited property 70% of our business.  They ask, “Can I sell my probate or inherited house before probate court?” True answer is, Yes! You can sell your inherited house prior to probate court. There are determining factors to do so. Many people who inherit a house, usually don’t want to keep, for many different reasons.

Luckily in the State of Texas there are some controlled expectations to selling a house without a Will and Last Testament. As opposed to going through probate courts, if there is no Will, all that you will need to sell a house in Texas is the Affidavit of Heirship, which can be provided by any attorney and or Title company. Remember, we buy houses in Dallas, and we pay cash for houses.

You will also be able to use the Affidavit of Heirship for other necessities such as, insurance, bank accounts, ect. Check on Texas Law on Probate to be sure that you can go this route.

Selling_Your_HouseYes, You Can Sell Your House Faster & Easier in ‘As-Is-Condition’ Without a realtor!

No repairs, No fees, No commissions, No cleaning up, No closing cost.

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Easy 3 Step Process…

  • Call or Text the phone number below, tell us about your house for sale. We can set a date and time to go look at your house for sale.
  • On that set date & time, we walk through the house inside & outside. We make you a Fair Market Cash Offer on the SPOT! If you accept our offer, you set the closing date.
  • We can close in (5) days if needed, or on your time frame. You get paid at closing.

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We’ll Buy Your House No Matter Your Reason or Situation for Selling.

How? Because we cut out the ‘middle-man” (agents, banks).

We do not depend on third party approvals, inspections or appraisals, to buy your house.

Yes, Selling Your House for Cash is quite easy.


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