Frequently Asked Questions
How does the process work to sell my house?
Once you have completed the Sell Your Home Fast Form on our homepage one of our real estate specialists will contact you shortly (usually within 24 hours). On that call, we will need to gather some additional information. We will research your property and discuss all the details with you. Our company may be able to buy your home directly from you right over the phone once photos and videos are uploaded. In some cases we will schedule a time with you to view the property. Check out our HOW IT WORKS page for more information.
What sort of houses do you buy?
We buy the following types of houses:
- Single family houses
- Townhouses and Condos
- Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks
- Small multifamily – 20 units or less
We buy houses in any condition, in any area, in any price range, in any situation! We will buy your house as-is, you don’t need to do ANY repairs!
What do you mean “any condition, area, price range, or situation”?
Whether your house is in foreclosure, over-leveraged, condemned, has liens or health department violations, not maintained, fire-damaged, or about to fall down WE CAN BUY IT!
We even buy land deals and mobile home parks. We have purchased properties up to $1 Million dollars purchase price. We are here to help no matter what the situation: death, divorce, tax liens and hoarder houses.
Are you REALTORS™?
Allora Homes is a real estate investment and solution company. We are property acquisition specialists that buy houses directly from sellers; we want to BUY your home. There is never a fee or commission when we buy your house. However, if listing your property is the best solution then we can and will connect you with a recommended licensed agent.
Will you buy my house if I already have an agent?
If you are already working with an agent we would still love the opportunity to make you an offer on your house! We can work with your agent.
What will your service cost me?
Is my information kept confidential?
What if I am behind on my payments, in foreclosure or bankruptcy? Are you still able help?
How do I request a cash offer from Allora Homes?
Complete the short form on our homepage and one of our real estate specialists will contact you shortly. We will gather some basic information and have you upload some photos and videos of the property. It is that easy. Check out our HOW IT WORKS page for more information.
How does the closing process work when selling to Allora Homes?
We will guide you through the entire process step by step. Once the contract is signed we will send everything over to the title company or attorney’s office for closing. We can even help with logistics for your move. There is no need to clean out the property, you can leave behind any unwanted items and we will take care of them for you. We will remind you to shut off your utilities and have your mail forwarded to your new address. Pick up your check at closing or have your fund directly deposited into your bank account. It is that easy!
What Is an As-Is Home sale?
When a home is put up on sale as an as-is listing, it means it’s being sold in its current state—no upgrades or improvements will be made by the seller. The home may have major repair needs or maybe it requires a style and décor update. If a home is sold as-is, then the buyer takes responsibility for repairs and modifications, including problems that may not be apparent at the time of sale.
Can I Work With an Attorney?
Yes you may! And if it is easier for you, we can communicate with your attorney directly to coordinate any closing or title issues. We want to make sure each client feels comfortable no matter what situation is going on.
Does It Matter If I leave stuff behind?
Since we buy properties in as-is condition you can leave whatever items you do not want behind. So if you have odds & ends that you haven’t touched for the last 5 years and have no plans to, we will take care of it. In most cases we either donate or dispose of any unwanted or garbage items.
When is the best time to sell a home?
Early spring and summer, especially June, is a great time to sell a home. Research shows that home sales in May, June, July, and August account for 40% of total annual sales volume.
Overall, home sales are still pretty good through early fall, so it wouldn’t be a bad idea to sell a home during this period, either. However, home sales drop once winter hits. January is the worst time to sell a home, as market activity is much lower.
Why sell to a house/home buying company?
Some sellers may opt to work with a company that buys houses because their home needs a lot of work before they could consider listing it. Maybe the roof should be replaced or repaired, the windows are in rough shape, or the entire place is a cosmetic eyesore.
Not all sellers have the time or budget for hefty renovations necessary for a proper listing, and that’s OK. In addition, some sellers hate the idea of repeated showings. It raises their blood pressure and they want an easy, fast solution.
Can I still sell my house if I am behind on my mortgage payments? In foreclosure?
At Allora Homes, we purchase many different types of properties – even if you are behind on mortgage payments, are facing foreclosure, have a tax levy on the property, or the property is in poor condition. You can look at the types of property we buy for cash here.
If your house is facing foreclosure, and it has not been finalized, meaning that the bank does not own it, we can still make an offer to buy it. If the foreclosure auction takes place and the bank has taken the referee’s deed then you do not own the house anymore, and therefore we cannot purchase it from you for cash.
Can I sell my house with a tenant?
Yes. We are experienced dealing with bad or problem tenants. You have every legal right to sell your home with tenants. Every circumstance is different and this will be taken into consideration when offering you a cash value.
What is a foreclosure?
A foreclosure sometimes referred to as an REO, is a property that is owned by a lender. If you’re considering the purchase of a foreclosure, it’s important to understand that most are sold “as-is.” Foreclosures, if not purchased by an owner occupant, are often purchased by investors, fixed up, “flipped,” and sold to an owner occupant.
How do I get the cash for my house?
Depending on the location of the closing (at the title company’s office or at your preferred location) there are a few ways that our sellers typically get paid. It basically comes down to either a wire transfer to your account or a certified cashier’s cheque.
What will it cost to sell my home?
There is no selling cost when you sell your home to Allora Homes. Since we are investors buying the property directly, there are no real estate agent fees or commissions. We typically pay all the closing costs when you sell your home to us, what we pay is what you get in your pocket.
I Need to Relocate, How to Sell A House Fast?
Relocating is stressful, there’s no doubt about it. But, when you need to relocate quickly, the stress can be even more intense. We can help you sell your house fast so you can focus on your next move. Our cash buyers are ready to buy your home as-is, so you don’t have to worry about making any repairs or improvements. Plus, we can close on your timeline, so you can move when you’re ready.
What If The Valuation Is Not Up to My Expectations?
If you are not happy with the valuation we give you, there is no obligation to sell. We are confident in our ability to get you top dollar for your home, but ultimately the decision is up to you. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.
Do You Buy Structurally Damaged Houses?
We buy houses in any condition, so even if your house is structurally damaged, we will still make you an offer. We are here to help you sell your home, no matter the situation. Get in touch with us today to learn more.
How Much Does It Cost to Sell My House Fast?
Our services are free of charge. You will not pay any fees or commissions when you sell your house to us. Transparency is important to us, and we want you to feel confident that you are getting the best possible deal when you sell your house fast.
How Does The Selling Process Work?
If you’re ready to sell your house fast, the first step is to contact us. We will schedule a time for one of our cash buyers to come out and take a look at your home. Once we have an offer, we will present it to you and work with you to close on your timeline. It’s that simple!
How long will it take if I sell my house to cash buyers in North Carolina?
Selling your home to a cash buyer will take less time than selling through a traditional real estate agent. However, it may depend on the house buyer you’ve chosen. At Allora Homes, we typically let homeowners choose their preferred closing date and we’ll take care of the rest. If you decide to sell your home to us at Allora Homes, you can expect to close in as little as 14 days.
Can I sell my house fast without staging it?
If you’re planning to sell your house in the traditional market, you will have to stage it first and do the necessary renovations to attract buyers and be able to sell your house fast. But, if you don’t have the time and money to stage it, you can sell your house quickly to us and you don’t have to renovate or stage it as we buy houses as-is.
This means you don’t have to make any repairs or renovations before selling it – you don’t even have to list your home – as we will take care of everything for you. If you need quick cash and want to get rid of your unwanted property, we’re here to save you from the stress of the long process of selling your house in the traditional market.
What do quick house buyers do?
Quick house buyers are usually companies or investors who are willing to buy houses as they are. We typically have the cash on hand to close a deal quickly, which can be helpful when you’re trying to sell your home in no time without having to worry about making any changes to your home.
What is your home buying process like?
At Allora Homes, our home buying process is easy as it’s only a three-step process. First, you’ll need to tell us something about your property. You may do so by filling out our short form, which asks about your contact information and your property’s exact location.
You may also call us directly at (910) 600-0681. During the call, you’ll also be asked for your name, contact information, and your property’s location.
After we’ve gathered all the necessary basic information about your home, we’ll then ask for a quick video or photo walkthrough of your property. We’ll then review the video and photos.
Finally, we’ll let you choose your preferred closing date. Once closed, you can get your cash. This can usually take as little as 14 days. Then, you can leave the rest to us.
Is there any obligation when I fill out your form?
Don’t worry, there is no obligation when you fill out our form. We simply ask for your contact information so that we can follow up with you in case we need further information about your property. We will never sell or share your information with any third party.