rental-property-not-cash-flowing-199x300It might have seemed like a great idea at the time. But, if a neighborhood goes downhill, you’re sinking a load of money into repairs, or you can’t get reliable tenants, selling an investment property that isn’t cash flowing suddenly becomes very enticing.

There are myriad ways you might have landed into this predicament. Buying an investment property to put aside some extra money for retirement or your kids’ college fund might have kick-started it all. But as the reality has set in, you’d do anything to get out of owning your investment property that isn’t cash flowing and is becoming a major source of stress in your life. Some of the more common predicaments include:

Common Investment Rental Property Problems

  • Bad tenants. A rental property nightmare begins with renters who don’t pay. This will eventually lead you to initiate the eviction process.  Or those who damage appliances, fixtures, walls, yardwork, or anything else associated with the property can also take a wallop out of your pocketbook.
  • Not being able to find tenants. With low interest rates on mortgage loans and home prices still relatively low, the market is starting to pick up and more would-be renters are buying. Or perhaps your property is in a neighborhood that has suddenly become riddled with crime or has become an undesirable place to live.
  • Bills. You didn’t realize how much tax, utilities and insurance would cost you. Even with renters, you still aren’t making money.
  • Poor Investment. Perhaps you purchased the property with the hopes that the value would appreciate and you’d be able to sell it for a profit. That hasn’t happened and you can’t afford to keep making payments, even with good renters.

Whatever the reason, you may want to forego the lengthy and expensive process involved with hiring a traditional real estate agent to sell your investment property.

Big State Home Buyers will offer a free estimate and, once you decide to proceed, chances are we will buy your home as-is. You won’t have to delay the nightmare by having to take care of any costly repairs that might be needed. And you won’t have to worry about a lengthy closing time. Big State Home Buyers will make it quick and painless.

Another benefit is the extra money you’ll save by choosing Big State Home Buyers over a real estate agent. Going with a real estate agent typically involves commissions and sales discounts; title, closing, and survey costs; and holding costs (taxes, insurance, yard maintenance, mortgage payment, utilities) over the average six to nine months that the house is on the market.

We’ll start by determining the value of your home. We’ll come up with the price based on what it would be worth AFTER repairs are completed. We then deduct the cost of repairs, holding/selling costs, and profit.  Once we gather the required information, we’ll meet with you and view your home. From there, we’ll discuss your options for selling your investment property.  If we’re able to help you, we’ll discuss price, the contract, and closing date. We quickly take care of title work and an inspection and before you know it, you’ll have cash in hand.  If you have a rental property that is not bringing in cash flow, contact Big State Home Buyers today and put the nightmare behind you.

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Real estate investor and entrepreneur, Brian Spitz, has become one of Houston’s leading real estate investors. Brian’s company, Big State Home Buyers, has helped hundreds of sellers to avoid paying a commission to a realtor and clean up their property. He has also given assistance in situations where a home is inherited and not wanted. Brian provides professional service to anyone who may need to sell a home fast and is always willing to provide a free estimate. Contact Brian at Big State Home Buyers for more information.