We Buy Houses
At FasterHouse we buy houses of all types from people in all sorts of situations. No matter the situation, we make fair cash offers to buy homes in any condition. We’re locally owned and operated and love helping people get out of tough situations so they can move on with their lives.
Do we buy properties? Yes! Do we buy homes? Yes! Do we buy houses? Yes! Some of them are pretty and some of them are not! No matter the case, we make a fair offer. For the past 17 years, we have been buying houses and helping homeowners transition from one point in their lives to another.
We are the Real Estate Family that Puts People First, and we do not take that lightly. We have been around for a long time and plan to be around for even longer. FasterHouse has been through the ups and downs and we have grown stronger because of it. Every day we look for ways to impact and inspire our community.
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We Buy Houses
You see these signs plastered everywhere throughout the St. Louis and St. Charles areas. They are on billboards, on YellowPage ads, and on signs on street corners. There are many different companies that claim to buy houses. Most of them buy a handful of houses a year. Some may actually never buy any! What’s even lesser known is that some of the people behind these signs actually try and get the house under contract and sell it to an end buyer.
At FasterHouse we actually buy houses. We do not just pretend to buy a house and sell it before it closes as a middleman or broker. We have the wherewithal and funding to close every single house we get under contract. That may sound like a no-brainer, but it’s not!
We did not become the trusted St. Louis home buyer by accident. We got that name because we do what we say. We buy houses.
Our team at FasterHouse has seen a ton of different home-buying situations over the years. We put together a guide to explore all of these different “we buy houses” situations.
We Buy Houses for Cash
As we just discussed very few people or companies buy houses like they claim they do. On top of that, even fewer buy houses for cash. You might imagine when someone claims this that they come to a home closing with a briefcase full of $100 bills and lay it on the closing table. As neat as this would be, that’s not things really happen.
When you see an advertisement for “We Buy Houses for Cash”, it means that a person or company has the money in their bank account or bank approval to purchase that house without any financial contingencies.
The home seller leaves the closing table with a cashier’s check or money directly wired into their bank account.
We Buy Houses Cash
“We Buy Houses Cash” is just another simple way to portray that someone can purchase a property without any financing contingency or hold-up. As stated above, not that many people can buy a home for cash.
There are companies out there that can buy a house or two a month for cash, but what if a homeowner wants to sell their house after this company has already spent their funds?
At FasterHouse we have the funds and bank relationships to buy houses in cash and not have any limiting factors. Whether it is our first house that month or our 20th house that month, we can close.
When we use the term, We Buy Houses Cash we truly mean it. You just won’t see the $100 bills on the closing table. 🙂
We Buy Houses Fast
In certain situations, it is paramount that a homeowner is able to sell their house fast. That is where companies that advertise, We Buy Houses Fast or We Buy Homes Fast can be very beneficial.
There are many different reasons or potential issues a person needs to sell their house fast. It can be due to another home purchase or even an issue with the home.
At FasterHouse we buy houses fast and have been doing so for many years. We love the chance to help people close quickly by buying their homes fast when necessary.
We Buy Houses Fast Cash
We Buy Houses Fast Cash is a merger of the phrases we have been discussing. They tend to be mutually inclusive. If a homeowner needs to sell fast, then the buying party usually needs to be able to pay cash.
If a buyer is paying cash for a home in rougher condition, then it is usually done quickly. This is not always the case but in many situations buying a house fast and with cash goes together.
We Buy Houses ASAP
When a homeowner needs to sell their house ASAP (as soon as possible), it can mean they need to sell quicker than fast. In these situations, it is very important to find a company that close quickly.
At FasterHouse we advertise that we can close in as little as 7 days. Which we have done on many occasions. Most of the time it takes a little longer than that because of title issues or delays at the title company that are out of our control.
During peak home buying and selling season, it is hard to close ASAP but we can close as fast or faster than anyone in town. We actually do buy houses ASAP if the situation requires it!
We Buy Houses Quickly
Whether someone needs to sell their house fast, ASAP, or quickly FasterHouse is the go-to brand. If the homeowner wants to close in 2 months, 2 weeks, or anywhere in between give us a call. If you do not call FasterHouse make sure you use a reputable company that buys houses quickly.
We Buy Houses in Any Condition
When we claim that we buy houses in any condition, we mean it! We have bought houses that needed tearing down, houses that have mold everywhere, houses with cracked foundations, houses in perfect condition, and houses with fire damage or lifelong in-house smokers. When we say ANY condition, we MEAN it.
We also have another great article on 16 situations and circumstances where you should consider using a “We Buy Houses” type company to sell your home.
We Buy Houses As Is
When you hear the statement “we buy houses as is” you may think it means the same thing as we buy houses in any condition. That is not necessarily the case.
If a buyer claims to purchase a house “as is” they mean that they will not require any repairs or concessions to be made by the homeowner. Buying in any condition but not “as is” is a potential difference.
A buyer may claim that they buy in any condition but ask for money off the price because of damage. When we buy houses “as is” we buy them in the exact condition they are in and do not ask for any concessions or money off the purchase price.
“We Buy Houses” and How It Works
How does this we buy houses thing actually work?? FasterHouse makes it as simple and easy as possible. We have 4 simple steps to follow and by the fourth step, the homeowner is walking away with money in their bank account. That may sound too good to be true, but we do this all the time. Give us a call and we will show you how easy and simple it can be!
We Buy Houses Near Me
When you want to sell your house, you will want to make sure that you find someone who buys in your area. No matter where you are in the St. Louis Metro area, you are likely near a house we have purchased.
FasterHouse has purchased well over 1900 houses since 2002, so the odds are we have bought a house close to you if not in your exact neighborhood.
We love to look at those numbers because it means we have made over 1900 homes more livable and desirable. In turn, this has helped the cities and neighborhoods in St. Louis. We truly care about our city and want to make it a better place for everyone to live.
So next time you’re standing in your living room and ask “Who buys houses near me”, you will know the answer to that question. It’s FasterHouse, that’s who!
Here is a map of where we buy houses.
We Buy Houses St Louis
FasterHouse buys houses in the St. Louis Metro area. We buy homes also in St. Charles County, St. Louis County, St. Louis City, and Jefferson County. Our range also continues from Wentzville to Florissant to South City and all the way down to Arnold.
We buy from Dogtown up through Webster Groves and Richmond Heights. We are always looking for homes in Hazelwood, O’Fallon, St. Peters, and Ballwin. We have bought numerous houses in Brentwood, Spanish Lake, Kirkwood, St. Charles, and Lake St. Louis.
There are not many areas in our cities where we have not purchased a house!
We Buy Houses Offers
It is one thing to claim to buy houses, it is another to actually show up to an appointment and give a legitimate offer.
Many home buyers will show up to a house and not even end up giving an offer. If they do it is full of legalities and fancy words that allow them to back out of the contract.
You want to make sure the contract is a legally binding document that protects the homeowner and home buyer. Even with a contract that is legally acceptable some home buyers write in a bunch of contingencies to give them the option to get out of a contract if they cannot close.
This is something to be aware of and keep an eye out for. At FasterHouse we use Special Sales Contracts that are written by the St. Louis Board of REALTORS ® to protect the homeowner/seller. We do not add any terms or conditions to allow us to back out of the contract.
We will close if we write up a deal and you sign on it.
We Buy Houses Direct Mail
Almost every single house will get some kind of letter or postcard in the mail from someone attempting to buy their house. Some people can get several a week and others only once a year.
House-buying companies try everything to get in front of people looking to sell their houses. Direct mail is a great way to do that. Understandably it can get annoying to receive so many letters.
If at any time you do not want to receive mail from any specific company just call them up and let them know you want to be removed from their list. They legally have to take you off their mailer list at that point.
However, many people save the mailers in a file and when it comes time to sell, they call a few of the companies on the mailers. If you get a mailer and are considering calling the company to inquire about selling please make sure you perform prior research.
A legitimate company should have online reviews and preferably be on the Better Business Bureau with a good rating. There are countless companies that claim to buy houses, but there are not that many that are good at it!
We Buy Houses Scams
Unfortunately, there are some scammers out there looking to take advantage of people. Some can be unintentional and some can be very intentional.
A buyer may get a house under contract, with contingencies, and be unable to sell it and therefore not close on the deal. This is pretty common as a lot of home-buying companies do not have the funds to actually purchase and close on the house.
The best way to protect yourself from this is to make sure and vet the companies you are bringing into your home. Even further, ensure the contract they bring to the table is legitimate without any contingencies.
You do not need to be a lawyer to spot a bad contract, however, it is always OK to consult one. If a contract has language or contingencies that could possibly allow the buyer to avoid closing, it should be fairly apparent.
Another way to avoid this is going with local companies that have reviews and reputations that have proven they are legitimate.
We Buy Houses Reviews and Ratings
When most people go on vacation, they research hotels, restaurants, etc. and look at reviews. Many people look at reviews and ratings when they decide where to go to dinner on Saturday night!
This research process should be no different when it comes to selling your house. In fact, it is advisable to put much more time into the possibility of selling your home, than filling up your belly!
This is where you can quickly tell if a company is legitimate and if they are worth bringing into your home. FasterHouse has acquired many good reviews and ratings over the years and even more happy homeowners.
We buy many houses through “word of mouth” because a person is happy he or she sold us their house. We treat people fairly, they understand the process, and we gave them a fair price for their house. Here are some examples of reviews and testimonials of some happy people!
Hopefully, this has been useful in helping you better understand how the “we buy houses” process works and make a decision that is best for you and your family.
FasterHouse has bought well over 1900 houses in the past 20 years and impacted 10,287 lives. Those are huge numbers! Each and every one of those houses had a unique situation that needed some attention. Sometimes the sellers needed to close fast. Certain times the homes were in so much disarray they could not be sold traditionally. Other times the sellers lived out of state and needed to easily sell the house.
No matter the situation FasterHouse was there to help and make the process as pain-free as possible. We would not have bought that many houses and continue to buy that many houses if we did not treat people fairly and do the right thing.
We Believe in Giving Back.
A portion of our proceeds are donated to Greater Giving; a non-profit that aids locally in the education and advocacy of mental health and wellness.
Learn more at www.Greater-Giving.org.