How to sell your Jacksonville home when it needs repairs
When the time comes for you to sell your home, you may be looking around realizing you have a ton of repairs to complete. What happens if you don’t have the money to make repairs or you just want to sell as is and not worry about these projects? Sellers now have multiple options to sell their home especially if it needs work. Our guide will walk you through some of your options so you can make the best decision for your home!
Sell as is- If you have decided that between being short on money or time that you would rather sell as is, you can do so relatively quickly. You can market your home as is and price it based on it needing repairs. There are lots of investors in the market place who are looking for fixer upper type of deals. You can also sell to a home buying company like Mac Home development who will buy as is and you won’t have to work about repairs. The difference between selling as is to us vs anyone else is we don’t do full inspections so you won’t have to work about extra repairs popping up.
Do major projects- If you don’t want a discounted price, you can do some of the major repairs and ask for a higher price. Some repairs that are worth putting money into include
- New roof
- New air conditioner
- Replumbing your home
- Updating electrical panel and wiring
- New hot water heater
- Updating to new windows
Smaller projects that still add up- If big projects are out of the question, you can do smaller repairs that will help your home look better to buyers. Some of these easy fixes that you can do on a weekend include
- New paint inside and outside
- Updating landscaping with new mulch and bright planters
- Installing new carpet especially if soiled or very dirty
- Updating outdated lights and fixtures
If you sell your Jacksonville home when it needs repairs, you have options that will require little time and effort or extra time and more money. The easy route but not always for every seller is selling directly to a cash buyer. You won’t have to worry about coming out of pocket for repairs or dealing with inspections. Give us a call today at 904-416-9398 and let’s see how we can help you sell your Jacksonville home when it needs repairs!