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Home Trade-In Program

Home Trade-In Program Columbus OH

Having a hard time selling your current home or would you simply prefer not to deal with the expense or hassle of the traditional sales model? Our Trade-In Program makes buying and selling faster and smoother than ever before!

We buy houses in any condition and all price points!

-Step 1-
Enter your information in the contact form below.
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  We will contact you to schedule a time to meet you at the property.
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You will receive an offer within days of our visit. There is no cost or obligation and you may accept or reject our offer.
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Receive the sales proceeds.

Here are 10 great reasons to use our Home Trade-In Program:

  • We buy your home “as-is” and offer you fair market value... Receive a guaranteed sale hassles
  • There is no need to worry about costly repairs & updates
  • No money, time, energy spent on staging and getting your home into "Show Ready Condition"
  • Avoid real estate sales commissions and advertising fees. (If you agree to buy your replacement home through us, there is no commission due on the sale of your current home.)
  • No expensive bridge loans or risky double mortgages
  • No need for home sale contingencies which reduce your leverage when it comes time to negotiate the purchase of your replacement home
  • Avoid the hassle and inconvenience of showings, open houses and strangers in and out of your home!
  • Stay in your current home until you're ready to close on your new home!
  • Time to find the perfect home rather than being rushed and forced to settle for what's available at the time your home goes into contract
  • One move means no temporary housing or putting your belongings into storage

How it Works

We will send our Trade-In Representative to meet with you at your home to assess its value and prepare an offer that represents the property's fair market value. You will receive an offer within days, there is no cost or obligation and you can accept or reject our offer.

We buy homes “as-is,” so there is no need to worry about costly repairs and updates. You also won’t have to worry about expensive bridge loans, double mortgages, home sale contingencies that reduce your negotiating leverage, being rushed to find your next home as soon as your current homes goes into contract so as to time your transactions and avoid the need for temporary housing while we work to find the perfect home for you. Furthermore, if you decide to accept our offer and agree to buy your next home through us (a service that is free to you as sellers pay real estate commissions), we will waive the real estate commissions associated with the sale of your current home.

Once you've accepted our offer we will then assist you in finding your replacement home. There are no limitations here and you have the option of considering: pre-owned existing homes, already completed new homes, or even building a brand new fully custom home. As it relates to builders and communities, again there are no restrictions as we work throughout the greater Central Ohio region and with every local builder. Once we've found your perfect home and negotiated the sale, we will coordinate back-to-back closings for your sale and purchase.

Not Interested in Buying a Replacement Home

No problem. We will make an offer to purchase your home however, a real estate commission will apply. You will receive an offer within days and avoid the hassle of listing your home.

**Some restrictions apply

Dive into the details below to compare your options.

  Selling w/a Real Estate Agent SELL To Us
Commissions / Fees: Up to 6%, paid by you, the seller NONE
Who Pays Closing Costs?: 2% on average is paid by you, the seller NONE – We pay all costs
Inspection & Financing Contingency*: Yes, sales can fall through NONE
Appraisal Needed: Yes, the sale is often subject to appraisal NONE – We make cash offers
Average Days Until Sold: +/- 91 Days IMMEDIATE CASH OFFER
Number of Showings: It Depends 1 (Just Us)
Closing Date: 30-60 +/- days after accepting buyers offer The Date Of YOUR CHOICE
Who Pays For Repairs?: Negotiated During Inspection Period NONE – We pay for all repairs

Additional Details:

We will pay you fair market value for your home.
We will conduct a walk-through appraisal to assess the fair market value of your existing home to determine the price we will offer you for your property. We will purchase the home “as-is” and coordinate back-to-back closing for your existing and replacement home.

What's the catch?
There is no catch…hundreds of families have traded in their existing home. While the program is not for everyone, it could be the easiest way for you to sell your current home.

What if I don’t like the offer on my home?
If you're not happy with the offer on your current home you can simply reject our offer. There are no costs or obligations to you. If you decide you'd prefer to simply list your home, or if you'd prefer to at least give this a shot before reconsidering our offer we're happy to assist.

With many other cash-offer models, consumers lose the value and expert opinion that a real estate agent brings to the table. We see ourselves as different from those typical investor or iBuyer models. As licensed Realtors we are sworn to protect the public, and eliminate practices which may damage the public or which might discredit or bring dishonor to the real estate profession.

The term REALTOR® has come to connote competency, fairness, and high integrity resulting from adherence to a lofty ideal of moral conduct in business relations. No inducement of profit and no instruction from clients ever can justify departure from this ideal.

In the interpretation of this obligation, REALTORS® can take no safer guide than that which has been handed down through the centuries, embodied in the Golden Rule, “Whatsoever ye would that others should do to you, do ye even so to them.”

You have the assurance that your property is sold!
If we make an offer that is acceptable to you we will buy your home. Our Home Trade-In Program eliminates the hassle and inconveniences associated with the traditional method of listing and selling a home, the real estate commissions and fees, concerns of juggling two mortgages, as well as the need to time your transactions as we'll close when you locate the perfect home and are ready to d so.

No costly repairs or upgrades.
Again we buy your home “as is” so there’s no need for you to conduct repairs or renovations to the property.

Our Home Trade-in Program ensures that there’s no worrying about a “contingent” purchase contract.
Most sellers won’t accept your offer if it’s contingent on the sale of your current home. Yet most home buyers need to sell their current house before they can qualify for the financing to complete the purchase of their next home. This can make orchestrating both transactions complicated and often forces sellers who are also looking to purchase either settle for a home that happens to be available when their current home goes into contract as opposed to purchasing their dream home, or to temporarily live in a rental home or hotel between the transactions giving them time to wait for the perfect property to hit the market.

Our Trade-In Program allows you to avoid all of this and when you accept our trade-in purchase offer you know your house is sold. We then allow you to stay in your existing home until you've located and are ready to close on your replacement home, eliminating the need for temporary housing or to settle for a home that's less than perfect simply to time your transactions. That’s one move into your new dream home!

Who actually purchases your current home?
We have investors and investment companies who purchase our clients homes which they then rehab before relisting the properties, or make available as rentals.

Home must be free from any listing obligations in order to be eligible.
Our investors will not pay a commission on the purchase of your Trade Home. The Trade-In Home and you as a buyer must be free from any listing or exclusive buyer agency obligations in order to be eligible.

Interested in Learning More... or Ready to Get Started?

Our Home Trade-in Program represents just the kind of innovation and vision that keeps us at the forefront of our industry. If you've been thinking of buying a home in Central Ohio, we're here to help. We're real estate experts in Columbus and it's surrounding suburbs and can answer all of your questions about buying a home in our area! We have the resources and expertise to assisting you in making the best decisions through every step of the home buying process, and eliminate the doubt and frustration. Ready to get started with your search? Let's talk. Give us a call at 614-332-6984.

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