Compare: Sell My House to Sesa vs Listing With A Realtor

Looking to sell your property in Cleveland or elsewhere in Ohio? There are multiple options to sell it. Before just picking any you should compare your options. Then you can determine the best one for you based on your needs and your situation. We compare selling to a cash home buyer vs. listing your house with a real estate agent.

Compare Your Options

Listing your house with a realtor on the real estate market is one option. Selling your house to a cash buyer like Sesa Properties is another option. Below we compare the timing and costs for each option.

FactorListing With A Real Estate AgentSelling to Us For Cash
1. Speed of Sale:
Days to Receive Offer & Close90-100+ days for Cleveland Ohio area,
*includes 30-60 days to close from contract
As little as 14 days from contract date
2. Selling Costs:
Realtor Commissions and FeesOn average 6% of sales price of your homeZERO
Repair costsNegotiated between you and the buyerZERO – we buy your home as-is
Closing Costs~$1200-2000 + for Cleveland areaZERO – we pay your typical closing costs
3. Ease of Selling:
# of Open HousesDepends, often 2+ZERO
# of ShowingsDepends, often several1 – just for our walk-through appointment
House Preparation RequiredYes, Unless selling as-isNO – we buy as-is, no preparation requirement
4. Guaranteed SaleNo – house sales fall through many timesYes – we will close if we put your house under contract
Inspection ContingencyYes, most market buyers require oneNO
Mortgage ContingencyYes, most market buyers use thisNO
Appraisal ContingencyYes, traditional lenders will require thisNO

Selling to Sesa Properties for cash might be your best option if you prefer:

  • An easier sale with less work and hassles
  • A faster sale from start to close
  • Low to no selling costs
  • High guarantee of closing

On the other side, listing with an agent on the market might be a good option if want a higher sales price, and are:

  • Okay with the longer time to receive an offer and close
  • Good with the upfront and out-of-pocket costs
  • Willing to deal with more inconvenience (accommodate showings and open houses)
  • Okay with a lower guarantee of closing due to the contingencies

Benefits of Selling Your House For Cash to Sesa Properties

Selling your house to us for cash is quick, convenient, and costs you nothing. In other words you can sell your house fast without making any repairs or paying any costs.

It is true that we won’t be able to pay you full market value for your house. BUT we do provide you with SEVERAL benefits vs. listing with an agent on the market. Benefits of selling to us include:

  • Eliminate all of the headaches and hassles of the traditional selling process – no showings or open houses
  • Close quick – close in as little as 14 days compared to 90+ days when listing
  • Eliminate typical selling costs – zero repairs, zero closing costs, and zero commissions/fees save you thousands
  • Guaranteed closing – no contingencies means we will close once its under contract
  • No bossy realtors or demanding buyers – we are easy going and upfront, cut out the demands and hassles
  • Rest assured you will get a fair cash offer based on actual numbers; you won’t get taken advantage of

Ready to Get A Fair, No-Obligation Cash Offer?

Our offers are 100% obligation free. If you don’t like it, you don’t have to sell to us. Check out how easy our process is, or fill out the form below and we can tell you all about it when talk.

What happens to your information when you submit our form? Great question! We will never sell or share your information. We just use it to contact you about your property.

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