Hiring An Agent vs. A Direct Sale Of Your Mobile Home
When you decide to sell your mobile home, we encourage you to take a thorough look at the options available to you. While some people will benefit from hiring an agent, many others will benefit from a direct sale. What will be the right choice for you? In the table below, you will see some of the differences you can expect. Please call us if you have any questions! 337-508-0795
|Hiring An Agent
|Selling To Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer
(For Sale By Owner)
|Commissions / Fees:
|Real estate commission will run you about 6% of the final sale price
|$0 – We charge nothing
|$0 – But you’ll still have to pay for all listing and marketing costs yourself.
|Who Pays Closing Costs?:
|The seller can pay up to 2% in closing costs
|$0 – We pay all closing costs and handle all of the paperwork.
|You’ll be responsible for the contracts, escrow, submitting paperwork, and everything else involved in a legal mobile home sale.
|Inspection & Financing Contingency*:
|Required by lenders – and up to 15% of sales fall through
|Not required – We buy as is
|You don’t know what to expect from strangers who tell you one thing but do another
|Often required by the lender
|Not required – We have the funds available to pay you now
|Potential buyers will talk down your home and try to get lowest price possible and may not have the funds
|Average Days Until Sold:
|+/- 91 Days
|We will make you an offer right away
|Unknown… extremely difficult to find a buyer who has cash and doesn’t need financing
|Number of Showings:
|Unknown…do you want random strangers parading through your home?
|It can be several weeks after an offer has been accepted
|Whenever you choose
|Flaky buyers have a habit of backing out of the deal at the last moment….selling on your own can add a significant amount to time to the closing process.
|Who Pays For Repairs?:
|Negotiated between the buyer and seller after the inspection
|There are many things you’ll need to do in order to sell. Advertising, marketing, cleaning, repairs, and showing the mobile home all take time.
Get Our Offer And Run The Numbers For Yourself
Our offers may not be full retail, but when you consider all of the time and money you will save on the sale, often times a direct sale can be the way to go!
We Can Close In Days, Not Weeks
By closing quickly, you will save money on utility payments, lot rent, taxes, insurance, and maintenance. If your mobile home takes months to sell using an agent, you could end up spending a lot of money on the property…. money you could keep in your pocket by choosing a direct sale.
We Handle All Of The Clean Up And Repairs
No matter how dirty or run-down your mobile home is, we will handle it. We have seen it all since starting our business. We don’t mind getting our hands dirty and doing whatever it takes to refurbish it. Because we buy as-is, you will save money on cleaning and making repairs.
We Even Pay 100% Of The Closing Costs
We want to make things easy for you. What we offer you is what you get. You won’t have to worry about paying any closing costs or fees to us. We handle everything so you can sell fast and move on.
When you consider the time and money you’ll save, plus the convenience of a fair and straightforward offer, you might find a direct sale simply makes the most sense! Give us a call and find out if it’s right for you! 337-508-0795
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*An inspection contingency lets the buyer have time to do an inspection and back out of the sale or negotiate a new price if there are repairs that need to be done. If you can’t come to an agreement with the buyer, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale. Similarly, a financing contingency gives the buyer the wiggle room to back out of the purchase if they can’t obtain a loan or if the manufactured home doesn’t appraise for the value that the bank needs to close the loan.
Here at Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer, we don’t use bank financing so you don’t have to worry about our ability to close on a deal.