How KC Property Connection works


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In three easy steps, you can sell your house fast for cash to us! It really is that simple. KC Property Connection wants to make selling your house hassle-free and we are happy to buy your house at whatever speed works for you. We want you to feel like you can sell your house on your own terms while avoiding unnecessary fees that come with working with a real estate agent!


We’re guessing you’ve seen signs around town that say “we buy houses” or you might have received mail from a company that wants to buy your property from you. Regardless of who they are, they almost always say the same thing – “we buy houses for cash” or “sell your house fast in any condition.” But how do you know they can actually do that? And are they a reputable company? It can be confusing, especially if you don’t know how cash home buying works.

Exactly how does the “we buy houses for cash” process work? Can it seriously be THAT EASY?

Can it be that easy to sell your house for cash? It absolutely can! Selling your house fast for cash is a very simple process that makes life easy for sellers like you. All you have to do is contact us. We are happy to do all the hard work, handle every document, and manage the easy sale process so that you never have to feel worried or stressed. While there are a lot of things that go into buying a house for cash, we are very happy to take on that burden for you. We want the entire process to be smooth and effortless.

That sounds perfect, but I’m still not clear how it works…

We totally understand. The full process of selling your house fast for cash can feel a little confusing, especially if you’ve never done it before. You probably have a lot of questions that you want to be answered. The good news is that we’ve probably heard the questions before so we know the answers already. Below you’ll find a list of frequently asked questions regarding how we buy houses and what the sale process looks like. It’s so important that you know selling your house for cash may not be the best option for your situation. We want you to have all the facts. That’s why we provide you with the information needed to make the best decision for yourself, especially if that’s selling your house for cash.


How do you figure out an offer price to buy my property?

We use four simple criteria to make our cash offers


How we make an offer 1

After Repair Value “ARV” of Your Property

ARV is what we consider the actual value of your house or property after it’s been renovated or fixed up. ARV is calculated by looking at comparable sales in your area that have sold fully renovated.

How we make an offer 2

The Renovation Cost (Cost of Repairs We Will Make)

Once we buy a house, we will likely have to make repairs and upgrades to boost its market value as well as bring it up to code. These kinds of upgrades include repainting the house, replacing bathroom tile, adding a back porch, and redoing the landscaping, just to name a few.

How we make an offer 3

Our Selling Costs

Once the property is ready to be sold, we have the experience to know there are certain costs that are going to come up. It’s important that you know you will never have to pay any commissions or fees when you sell your house to us. However, we will likely end up paying certain costs, such as taxes, insurance, and HOA fees. So we consider those costs when we are making our offer.

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Our Minimum Profit

We are a business and we buy houses to support our employees and families, so we do have to consider potential profits whenever we purchase a house for cash. We do want to be clear that we try our best to keep our profit to a minimum because our goal is to pay you as much as we can for your house.


Our Cash Offer = After Repair Value (ARV) – (Renovation Costs + Our Selling Costs + Our Minimum Profit)

For Example – So, let’s say the After Repair Value (ARV) of your property is $300,000 after we’ve renovated it. We end up paying for $50,000 in repairs so the house can be market-ready. We would then calculate our cash offer to you as $300,000 – ($50,000 in repairs + $30,000 in selling costs + $30,000 minimum profit), which means our cash offer would be $190,000.


And that’s it! Now you know how we come up with our cash offers! We want to make sure you know our goal is to make you the best offer possible while we do our best to take care of our team. Whatever housing situation you’re in, we promise we can make you the best offer possible for you and your family. There’s a very good reason most sellers who work with us choose to over working with a real estate agent. Our simple process and quality cash offer are too easy and simple to pass up. Don’t take our word for it, check out our reviews and testimonials to see what people like you have to say about working with us.


I’ve accepted your offer, now what? How long until we close?

Any of the “companies that buy houses” would say that the closing process takes roughly 2-4 weeks, depending on your specific situation. It should be noted that this assumes you want to close immediately. You always have the option to move slower and wait if you’d like to. Whenever you want to close on your house, we can help you figure out the best day that makes sense for your situation. Now let’s take a closer look the entire closing process as it usually happens.

Step 1 Open Escrow & Order Inspections

When you accept our offer to buy your house for cash, the first thing we’ll do is send the purchase agreement and other required paperwork to our local title company. Next, we will deposit the earnest money. Then, one of our team members will touch base to provide you with everything you need to know. They’ll also let you know if the title company needs any further information. Once they’re ready, the title company will order a title and lien search. Simultaneously, we will schedule an inspection, which can be done in person or virtually.

Timeframe: 24-72 Hours


Step 2 Conduct Inspections & Address Any Title Or Lean Concerns

When the inspection is done, we’ll know what kind of repairs and renovations will be needed on our end. We may need to visit the property in person if we haven’t already, but we will be sure to respect yout personal space during the COVID-19 pandemic, following all guidelines, wearing face coverings, and remaining socially distant as needed during in-person visits. If the title company discovers any title or lien issues, they’ll ask for additional information so that they fix the problems. Once that’s done, the title will be clear and the sale can move forward.

Timeframe: 1-2 Weeks


Step 3 Scheduling The Closing & Getting You Paid!

Once those steps are completed, we will schedule the closing and pay you cash! We can close at the title company or they can send a mobile notary to you at a specific date. It’s entirely up to you! Once all the documents are signed, we can either wire money to your bank account or cut you a check from the title company. Again, it’s your call how you want to be paid. This usually happens the same day that you sign the final sale documents, but it’s possible that it can take up to one business day in rare instances.

Timeframe: 1-7 days


Why should I sell to you vs list with a realtor?

We understand why using a Realtor or real estate agent to sell your house feels like the best option. And if we get the sense that listing your house with a real estate agent would make for a better outcome for you, we will be honest and let you know. Ultimately, we want to make sure you get what you need from selling your house. So let us highlight some benefits and concerns that come with listing through a Realtor compared to when you sell your house for cash to us.

 

 

Selling to KC Property Connection

0%

commissions*

Traditional home sale

6%

average commissions*

Selling process
 
 
Average days to close transaction
7-14 days
50 days
Average days to prep and stage home
0 days
10 days
Average number of showings
1 showing (Just Us)
20 showings
Transaction costs
 
 
Estimated Real Estate Agent Fees
None
6% on average is paid by you, the seller
Who Pays Closing Costs?
None – We pay closing costs
2% on average is paid by you, the seller
Inspection & Financing Contingency*
None
Yes, up to 15% of sales fall through
Estimated Home Ownership and Overlap
1%
Repairs Needed To Sell Home
NONE – We pay for all repairs
Negotiated During Inspection Period

 

* Since we are not real estate agents, there are no commissions to sell your home to us.
* Cost and selling process estimates are based on industry data for the markets in which we operate.

Still Have Questions Or Want To Know How Much We Can Pay?

Just fill out the form below or give us a call or text at (816) 600-4417 for your FREE cash offer. There is no obligation whatsoever when you get an offer from us. What do you have to lose?

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