How to Spot a “Buy My House” Scam

avoid scams

Most people’s first contact with home investors comes from the cheap, flimsy signs amateur investors leave all over town. The ones that say, “We buy houses fast!” or “We buy houses, cash, any condition.” There’s nothing wrong with the signs themselves, of course. Marketing is marketing, whether it looks professional or not (though we still…

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Big State recognized no. 44 on Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100 for 2018

Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100 list, which celebrates Houston-based companies with impressive revenue growth, announced that Big State Home Buyers made the 44th position on the list. We’re honored to be included and feel this achievement reflects our commitment to providing quality service, creative solutions, and industry expertise to a growing number of homeowners every…

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Pros and cons of selling your house to a real estate investor

selling to a real estate investor

Many of you have probably seen the signs around town: “We Buy Houses CASH” or “We Buy Houses FAST.” But if you’re like most home sellers, this may be your first experience dealing with investors. Knowledge empowers good decisions, so here are the pros and cons of selling to a real estate investor. Pros of…

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What is a lien and can you sell a house with a lien on it?

Selling a house for most is already a complex process. When you want to sell a house with a lien on it, the process can become even more complex. The more you know about selling a house with a lien and the options available, the easier the home selling experience can be.  What is a…

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How do I sell my inherited house if my sibling doesn’t want to?

Big State Home Buyers can help in conflict resolution

It was a difficult time for Allen, Kathy and Richard. They had just lost their mother not long after their father passed away, and beyond grieving, they faced an all-too-common problem: siblings fighting over the house they inherited. “It all happened so fast,” Allen remembers, “And unfortunately, the right safeguards weren’t put into the will.…

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How Do Home Investors Help Houston Homeowners Recover from Harvey?

hurricane harvey recovery efforts

It’s hard to believe that just seven months ago, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, damaging thousands of homes, leaving families distraught, devastated and unsure of what the future may hold. Houston in particular experienced massive devastation, but, true to the Texas way of life, the home investment community stepped up to help. They purchased flooded homes,…

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