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You have questions. That’s understandable. We’re here to help! We want to answer your frequently asked questions.

It is our ultimate goal to help you understand the process and make sure selling your house for cash is the right decision for you.

We have compiled a very in-depth list of FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) and information about selling your house for cash.

You have questions. That’s understandable. We’re here to help! We want to answer your frequently asked questions.

It is our ultimate goal to help you understand the process and make sure selling your house for cash is the right decision for you.

We have compiled probably the most in depth list of Frequently Asked Questions and information about selling your house for cash. We add information all the time!

If you have questions not answered here or want to learn more please contact us. We’d love to talk with you!


See below for quick answers and links to detailed articles and videos pertaining to each question.

The Sesa Properties Cash Buying Process FAQ

Q: What is the process when selling my house to you?

We try our best to make the process simple when we buying your house. You can either fill out a form on our website or call/text us at (216) 877-8430. We gather some basic information about the house you want to sell. If the house and your situation seem like a good fit then we schedule a time to see the house that works for you.

When we meet you at the house we walk through and look at the condition of the home and its features. Using this information, we can usually make you an offer on the spot. If not on the spot, typically within 24 hours. If we come to an agreement on a price and closing time, we will draw up a contract that is sent to a local title company. The title company prepares for the closing. You receive your money at closing and you’re done! Click here to learn more about the Sesa house buying process.

Q: How long does it take to get a cash offer? 

We can usually see the house and make you a no-obligation, cash offer on the spot. This typically happens within 24 hours if you are able to show the property or give access to it. If you are not able to show it right away no worries. We’ll set up a time that works for you. We will make an offer within 24 hours after seeing the property. In some instances we make an offer sight unseen, but we will still need to see your property before closing.

Q: How fast do you close? 

This is one question where we want to be completely honest and upfront. Honesty with this question greatly reduces disappointment and frustration down the road for you. If absolutely necessary and possible we can close in as fast as 7-14 days, but our standard closing time is 3-4 weeks from the time a contract is signed.

If we know this is not possible we will tell you that upfront. We don’t promise things that we know are not possible. That’s bad business and just creates frustration and headaches for you. Unlike some companies,s we are 100% upfront with you about realistic closing times. With all that being said we do try our hardest to make it convenient for you, and we will always make sure we can meet the deadlines that you have (ie. foreclosures, tax auctions, etc.). So we can usually accommodate your requests. We work with every seller on a case by case basis. If we can’t meet your needs, we will tell you that in order to save you headaches.

Q: Are there any fees if I sell my house to you? 

No. You pay no fees or commissions when we buy your house. We make our money from the investment itself so we don’t need to charge you any commissions or fees. We are not acting as your real estate agent, etc. There are no fees or commissions when working with us. In fact, one of the benefits of selling to a cash buyer is that you can avoid paying thousands of dollars in commissions to a real estate agent. We would love to be that cash buyer. Also a word of caution/advice: if a wholesaling or cash house buying company wants you to pay the fees or commissions you should run for the hills.

Q: If I request an offer from you, am I obligated to sell you my house? 

No! Our offers are 100% obligation free until we come to an agreement and both sign a contract. In turn, you have nothing to lose. It doesn’t hurt to see what we can offer you for your house. So why not give us a call?

Q: Does your company buy houses that need a lot of repairs? 

Absolutely! We buy houses that need repairs all the time. In fact, most of the houses we buy need repairs. We love houses that need repairs, whether a lot of repairs or a little repairs. Don’t worry about any level of repairs. We can handle anything.

If you have a house that needs a lot of repairs it will most likely not be able to be sold on the traditional real estate market. Depending on the level of repairs it might also not qualify for traditional financing if a buyer is trying to buy it with a traditional mortgage. In turn, selling for cash usually becomes the only or at least the easiest and fastest way to sell a house that needs a lot of repairs. For more info read our article on how to sell a house that needs repairs.

Q: Do you buy houses that DON’T need any repairs? 

Yes. We also buy houses that don’t need repairs IF it makes sense for both sides. To be upfront we do not buy houses at full market price. It still makes sense to have a conversation though. We want to make sure it is a fit for both sides. So if we aren’t the right buyer we can most likely help you find a solution.

Q: Will you still buy my house even if there is a tenant living there? 

Yes. Even if the house has a tenant, with or without a lease we will make you an offer to buy the house. The majority of houses we buy in Greater Cleveland are rental properties with tenants. We are experienced in dealing with problem tenants and helping tenants relocate if necessary. So, yes…we are happy to buy your rental house. No problem.

Q: What should I expect when talking to you the first time? 

The initial call is 5-10 minutes long. Its point is to accomplish three main things: 1. it’s a chance to meet each other, 2. you let us know your goals, needs and deadlines for the sale as well as any special information about your specific situation and 3. we gather basic information about the house and its condition.

Watch this quick video for more detail:

FAQ About the Cash Home Buying Process 101: The Basics

Q: Do I have to pay closing costs when selling my house to a cash buying company? 

The short answer is, most cash buying companies, including Sesa Properties will cover all traditional closing costs. This means if you are selling your house to a reputable cash buying company you will most likely not have to pay for traditional closing costs. Click here for a more detailed answer or…watch this video to learn the details…

Q: Do cash house buying companies buy damaged and/or ugly houses? 

Yes, Sesa Properties and most other cash house buying companies love buying damaged and/or ugly houses as we are equipped and even expect to make repairs and improvements. If you have a damaged house needing repairs a cash house buying company will buy it. Just something to be aware of is where most cash house buying companies buy your house as-is, larger iBuyers will deduct repairs from their offer price.

Q: Can I sell you my damaged house as-is (without making ANY repairs)? 

Yes. We buy houses 100% as-is. That means you are not required to make any repairs. You don’t have to paint or clean. You don’t even have to remove junk and clutter if you don’t want to. Sesa buys 100% as-is. Click here to find out more details.

Q: How fast can a cash house buyer close? 

Cash house buying companies close significantly faster than listing your house on the market with a realtor, which can take 4-12 months depending. The specific time it takes for a cash buyer to close depends on the type of company buying your house and the specific company buying your house. To learn more about how fast different types of cash buying companies close check out this quick article.

Q: What’s a We Buy Houses for Cash Company and When to Consider One in Cleveland? 

A “we buy Houses company is typically a real estate investment company (think house flippers and those that buy and hold rental properties for income). They market for and buy houses directly from homeowners, usually without a real estate agent involved. To learn more about we buy houses for cash companies and situations where you may use them read this article.

Pros and Cons of Selling with a Cash House Buying Company

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FAQ About How to Sell Your House Fast

FAQ About Selling a Rental Property For Cash

FAQ About Options for Selling a Property

FAQ About We Buy Houses Scams. How to Know if a Cash House Buying Company is Legitimate and How to Find a Reputable One.

Have an unanswered question thats not in our FAQ list? Click here to contact us.

Facing a tough real estate situation? Need to sell your Ohio house fast?

Our company is a cash buyer. We buy your house. We are not trying to list your house on the market as a real estate agent.

Sell your Ohio home or rental directly to us, a cash buyer with no real estate agents involved. And you can sell your house to us regardless of the type of house, its condition, age, size, or your situation.

Selling to us means:

  • Getting cash at closing
  • Not dealing with a lengthy closing process
  • No pushy realtors, open houses, showings, or buyer demands
  • No costly repairs, closing costs, or fees

Our standard buying time is 2-4 weeks from the time a contract is signed, but we are flexible depending on your situation and needs.

So if you need to sell your Ohio house fast then the conventional selling process (selling it on the market with a realtor) is probably not a viable option. Selling a house fast is difficult in Cleveland. It is even tougher when your house is not the prettiest, needs repairs, or isn’t in a good neighborhood.

Sesa Properties offers sellers an alternative solution. With us YOU can sell your house fast in Cleveland OH in any condition, age, size or situation.

Call, text or fill out the form below to get a 100% free, no obligation offer.

(216) 877-8430

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“I have worked with many companies in the residential segment of the industry. I have found Sesa Properties to operate in a timely manner with high integrity. This is a rare combination in today’s world. I would highly recommend Daniel and Vince to business associates as well as family members. If I have the opportunity to work with them in the future I certainly will.”

– Rich H., Shaker Heights, OH

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