Frequently Asked Questions
Have a few questions? Most people selling their houses do. Here is a quick collection of some of the common questions we get.
Who typically sells their house to Stone Property Buyers?
We are here to help you solve your real estate problem and work with people facing any situation. The majority of the people we work with want want to sell their house quickly, at a fair price, and to someone they can trust. Here are the top situations for which people contact us:
Late on property taxes
Behind on mortgage payments
Going through divorce
Major repairs needed
Vacant house or bad tenants
Tired of being a landlord
Low or negative equity
Need cash fast to pay bills
… and many more
How does the process work to sell my house?
We have dramatically simplified the home selling process to eliminate all the needless stress and anxiety people typically face. Our goal is to minimize the burden selling a home places on you and still provide great customer service and care to you all along the way. Let us show you how easy selling your house can be!
Step 1 Request an offer and provide details on your house and situation.
Step 2 Schedule a house visit and receive an offer.
Step 3 Close and move out on the date of your choice.
Will you help me for free even if I don’t want to sell?
Yes! When you get into a tough spot with your house, it’s extremely difficult to make any decisions without knowing your options. We will take the time to learn about your unique situation and help you understand all the options available to you. Regardless what challenge you are facing with your property, together we will find the best outcome for you. Whether you decide to sell your house to us or not, our services are 100 percent free to you.
Our own families have faced numerous real estate challenges over the years, and we understand firsthand how sensitive these situations can be. During such trying times, it can be difficult to know who you can trust.
Our team has seen it all, and we are here to help. We are an honest, ethical, and passionate team and have the knowledge and experience to help you make the most of whatever situation you are facing. We would be grateful for the opportunity to speak with you and discuss your situation.
What does Stone Property Buyers do?
Our mission is to help struggling homeowners solve their real estate problems. We have experience working with homeowners facing all types of challenges and serve anyone across our community who is caught in a situation causing an unnecessary strain on themselves and their families. We have the knowledge and experience to get you out from under your property so you can get a fresh start and move on with your life.
Will you pay market value for my house?
We pay the most we possibly can for your house, regardless of the situation you are facing and your timeline to sell. Our offers are based on the condition of your house, cost of repairs and renovations, maintenance costs, holding time, and the value of your house after all repairs and renovations have been made. While we buy houses at a discount, there are many benefits to working with us.
What's different about selling my house with Stone Property Buyers versus a traditional home sale?
No commissions vs. 6% realtor commissions
No concessions vs. 2% seller concessions
No title fees vs. 2% title fees and home overlap
No hidden costs vs. appraisals, financing contingencies, etc.
Close in 7 days or less vs. close in 60-90 days
Move out on the date of your choice vs. pay two mortgages and related holding costs
Only one showing with us vs. inconvenient showings and staging
We pay for all repairs vs. repairs negotiated after inspection
Do you buy other types of real estate?
Yes! We buy all types of residential real estate including houses, condos, townhouses, duplexes, rental properties, land, multi-tenant buildings, and even some mobile homes as well.
Do you charge any fees?
No! All of our services are 100 percent free to you, and there is absolutely no obligation to working with us. We are more than happy to visit your house, answer your questions, and make you an offer. You’re free to either accept or decline the offer.
How long does it take to get my offer and sell my house?
We can give you a preliminary offer as soon as we have had the opportunity to discuss your situation and learn about the condition of the house. We will make you a formal offer when we visit your house. After you review and accept our offer, closing can happen in as little as five days. If you’re not in a hurry, we are happy to work around your schedule, and you can close and move out on the date of your choice.
Why sell my house to Stone Property Buyers?
Many studies and surveys show that selling your home can be one of the top five most stressful times in your life. But it does NOT have to be that way. We are problem solvers. At Stone Property Buyers, we’ve simplified the process to eliminate all the needless stress and anxiety home sellers typically face. Our goal is to make the best out of whatever situation you are facing and minimize the burden it places on you. We view every relationship as a partnership and will be your advocate throughout the entire process of selling your home.
The following are the top reasons why you will love working with us.
Reduce the stress of selling
Keep more money in your pocket
Close quickly and on your schedule
Get top dollar for your house
Sell your house in “as-is” condition
Work with a team you can trust
We would be grateful for the opportunity to speak with you and discuss your situation.
Do I need to make any repairs?
No! Don’t spend another penny on repairs. We will buy your house "as-is". No matter what condition your house is in or the damage it has faced, we are interested in buying it from you. We’ve bought houses that needed complete makeovers and even those that needed to be torn down completely.
How does the closing process work?
Closing can happen in as little as five days after you accept our offer, but you can close and move out on the date of your choice. The title company will schedule a time for you to sign the closing documents after we have ensured a clear title. You can choose to have a mobile notary come to you, or you can sign the closing documents at the title office. Closings typically take 30 minutes to one hour. Depending on the timing of the close, you will receive your funds either same day or next business day.
Can I change my close date while I’m in contract?
Yes! We understand that needs change over time, and it may take more or less time than anticipated to find your next place to live. As long as your new close date is within reason, we are happy to accommodate.
What if I have other questions not listed here?
We would love to answer any questions you might have about your house, your situation, or working with us. Feel free to email us at email@example.com or call us at 214-643-8080 to speak with us personally.