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Selling To Sold Today vs. Listing With A Local Connecticut Agent

Even in a seller’s market, it’s smart to look at your options and see what will actually work best to reach your goals with the sale of your Connecticut house. Whether your in a rush to sell your house or not, you may be able to get a higher “Dollar Amount” sales price listing with a local agent, that doesn’t always come down to more money in your pocket or less headache. There are also plenty of situation where selling to a we buy houses company is going to be more profitable then listing with an agent. Dive into the details below to see why

 Selling w/ A Connecticut AgentSOLD To Sold Today
Commissions / Fees:Up to 6%, paid by you, the sellerNONE
Who Pays Closing Costs?:2% on average is paid by you, the sellerNONE – We pay all costs
Inspection & Financing Contingency*:Yes, sales can fall throughNONE
Appraisal Needed:Yes, the sale is often subject to appraisalNONE – We make cash offers
Average Days Until Sold:+/- 91 DaysIMMEDIATE CASH OFFER
Number of Showings:It Depends1 (Just Us)
Closing Date:30-60 +/- days after accepting buyers offerThe Date Of YOUR CHOICE
Who Pays For Repairs?:Negotiated During Inspection PeriodNONE – We pay for all repairs

Work The Numbers And See Which Way Helps You Get There…

When you really work the numbers you start to see the real benefits that each way of selling your Connecticut house offers. But what is the right choice for you, it might not be what your first thought.

Calculate the value of selling your house fast today vs. “waiting it out” for a dream price: We all want to sell our houses for as much as possible. But one thing many people forget to do is come up with the $ amount of how much it costs you to hold onto the house. The costs involved include the mortgage (which if you’re still within the first 10 years of the mortgage, the majority of your payment goes to interest. insurance, taxes, maintenance, etc. Lets say you want to sell your house for $200,000… and your mortgage payment is $1,800/mo, taxes $400/mo, $100/mo for insurance, and $100/mo for maintenance (lawn maintenance, repairs while you’re gone, etc.) Those expenses add up to $2,400/mo in “non equity building” expenses. If it takes you 7 months to sell that house through a real estate agent for that $200,000… it cost you $16,800 in DIRECT “holding costs” + you had to pay $12,000 in real estate agent fees (assuming 3% for the buyers agent and 3% for the sellers agent). Totaling $28,800 in LOST money. That doesn’t even account for the value of your time, your stress thinking about that property sitting on the market, the opportunity cost of what you could have been doing with that extra money during those 7 months. So the real cost to you was likely closer to $30,000. But, what if you were to sell your house next week and avoid all of that? Even if you sold for a discount below the retail price (lets say… $175,000)… you’re still ahead of the game by selling the house NOW at a discount to a home buyer like our company vs. 7 months later at full price and paying holding costs and real estate agent fees.

What are the benefits of selling your house to Sold Today?

Sold Today provides more great options for selling your home. No listing fees, No agent commissions and a quick, hassle-free closing process. If we do a home inspection its for informational purposes only, you won’t have to worry about the hassle of making repairs or renovating the property. Sell your home without the hassle of a traditional sale. See the side by side comparison:

Our Cash Offer Program

sell your house to sold today

Sell your house to Sold Today

We’ll make you a fair cash offer so you can sell without the hassles and stress of listing with an Agent.

  • Competitive cash offer within 24 hours
    Tell us about your house, then we’ll carefully evaluate it with our local market expertise and provide you a fair, no-obligation offer. Most offers are made within 24 hours or less.
  • No Showings – No Hassles
    We buy your house “as-is,” so there are no open houses, no weekend showings, and no need to fix it up first. You will never be asked to make a repair to your property.
  • You choose your closing day
    Once we make an offer, we are able to close in days, not months. You pick the date that is best for you.
  • We pay ALL closing costs
    Closing costs can add up, which is why we cover them for you. Absolutely zero extra costs or hidden fees.
  • Zero fees. Zero commissions
    Since we’re buying your house, we charge no fees and commissions. The sales price is the amount that goes into your pocket. There are no real estate brokers involved.
  • We’ll cover any repairs
    Does your house need repairs? We’ll handle them for you. You can even leave behind unwanted items and we’ll haul them off – no extra charge.

The Traditional Way

list your house with an agent

Listing your house with an agent

The amount of time and money involved with listing your house adds up.

  • The months it takes to sell add up
    Your home is costing you money the whole time it sits on the market. Some people just can’t wait 90-120 days to sell their house.
  • Plenty of showings and disruption to your life
    Not only do you have to get your house ready to show, but the number of showings can provide a serious disruption to your life.
  • It takes forever to close
    It takes anywhere from 30-60 days to close after accepting a buyer’s offer – that’s assuming that their financing doesn’t fall through…
  • 5-6% in closing costs paid by you, the seller
    On average, a seller is responsible for up to 5% of the sales price in the form of closing costs.
  • Fees and commissions stack up
    In addition to closing costs, commissions and fees stack up and reduce how much goes in your pocket. On average, 6% in commissions/fees are paid by a seller.
  • You could be on the hook for repairs
    Depending on what pops under during the inspection period, you could be on the hook for repairs that you didn’t know you needed.

At Sold Today, We Keep It Real

We understand that when it comes to selling your house, everyone hopes for top dollar. While we may not offer full retail value, we believe in honesty and transparency. Here’s why choosing us might be the right move for you:

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From offer to close and cash in your hand in as little as 7 days

You can get rid of the headache of that property fast and avoid paying any more utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, mortgage payments, you get the drill. If you list your house and wait 90+ days to close… you have to figure in all of the costs of holding that property during the time you have that property listed and are waiting for the property to close.

Say Goodbye to Property Headaches: A Fast Solution to Relieve Financial Stress

Tired of the headaches that come with owning a property? Waiting for a traditional sale can be a lengthy and costly process. Here’s how we can help you eliminate those worries:

Swift Relief:

  • Avoid Ongoing Costs: By choosing Sold Today, you can swiftly relieve yourself of the financial burden of ongoing utility payments, tax payments, insurance payments, mortgage payments, and more.
  • No Holding Costs: When you list your house and wait 90+ days for a traditional sale, you’re not just waiting for the right buyer — you’re also accumulating holding costs. These costs can add up quickly, eating into your potential profits.

Don’t worry about fixing anything up or cleaning your house again and again for buyer after buyer

We don’t care how dirty your house is (we’ve seen worse!) or how many repairs are needed (a complete fixer? great! we love projects)... we’d like to make an offer on your house. This saves you time and money that you can keep in your pocket.

At Sold Today, we understand that your time and energy are valuable. That’s why we offer a hassle-free selling experience:

Sell As-Is:

  • No need to worry about making repairs or fixing anything up. We buy houses in their current condition, saving you time and money on costly repairs and renovations.

Skip the Cleaning:

  • Leave the cleaning to us. Whether your property needs a little sprucing up or a major overhaul, we take care of it so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Don’t worry about paying those pesky closing fees (we’ve got you covered)

Because we are a full-service professional home buyer here in Connecticut, we make it easy for you. We pay for all of the closing costs. What we offer you is what you get (of course minus any mortgage payoff or other encumbrances on the property). Pretty refreshing eh?

So when you add up the time you could save by working with Sold Today, the no-hassle experience, and the money you’ll save on commissions, fees, and holding costs while you wait to sell the traditional route… for many area homeowners selling to a professional house buyer is the best viable option.

Is it for you?

See for yourself and get a fair all-cash offer on your house today.

Just fill out the short form below or give us a call at 203-403-6404 and let’s chat! Our process is simple and you can close on the date of your choice. You have nothing to lose by getting an offer (no obligations – no pressure). But you could potentially lose thousands of dollars or months of your time by not testing us out and requesting your FREE house offer below. 

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*An inspection contingency lets the buyer have time to do an inspection and back out of the sale or negotiate a new price if there are repairs that need to be done. If you can’t come to an agreement with the buyer, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale. Similar, a financing contingency gives the buyer the wiggle room to back out of the purchase if they can’t obtain a loan or if the home doesn’t appraise for the value that the bank needs to close the loan.

Here at Sold Today, we don’t use bank financing so you don’t have to worry about our ability to close on a deal.