Maybe you have a few questions. That’s okay; most people do. So here’s a quick collection of some of the questions people ask us… along with our answers. If you still have a question, don’t hesitate to contact us or call us at (843)548-5510 and we’ll be happy to answer it for you. Also, check out our resources page with tons of free information and guides about our home buying process.
Table Of Contents
- Who are you?
- Where is The Charleston House Guy buying houses?
- What types of properties do you buy?
- What types of properties will you not buy?
- How fast can I get an offer from The Charleston House Guy?
- Do you buy leased property?
- What if my house needs repairs?
- Does your offer expire?
- How long will the inspection last?
- Am I obligated to accept your offer?
- How do I get an offer from The Charleston House Guy?
- Does The Charleston House Guy look at my home in-person?
- What are you looking at?
- How long will inspection last?
- How does The Charleston House Guy determine my property’s price?
- Do I have to pay closing costs when I sell to you?
- How are you different from Opendoor?
- What costs come with selling to you?
- Do you negotiate on your offer?
- How do I accept your offer?
- How do I sign the purchase and sale agreement?
- Can I change my closing date?
Q: Who are you?
A: We’re The Charleston House Guy, a local and legitimate home buying company in SC. Our amazing team shares our values of honesty and integrity. We pay cash for houses in Charleston, SC in any condition. If you want to sell your house fast in South Carolina, we can help you. Or if you don’t need to sell your house fast, but want to avoid the cost and hassle of selling with a real estate agent, we’ve got you covered!
A: Charleston, North Charleston, and surrounding areas. Check out all our locations here.
A: We buy all types of properties including:
- Single family homes
- Duplexes, triplexes, and quadplexes
- Multifamily properties with 5+ units
- Vacant land
A: We don’t buy homes outside of our locations. We also don’t buy properties from owners who don’t have a clear title to sell.
A: After we speak with you and gather some information about the property, you can have a cahs offer within 24 hours.
A: Yes, we can buy property that has tenants in it, or if it’s vacant.
A: We buy homes “as is” which means you don’t have to make any repairs or clean the house before we close.
Q: Does your offer expire?
A: Yes, our offer expires after 7 days because market conditions change so quickly.
Q: How long will the inspection last?
A: Typically, we close within 7-10 business days. If there is an HOA, it usually takes 10-14 days. We can also take longer to close if you need more time in your house.
Q: Am I obligated to accept your offer?
A: You are never obligated to accept our offer. Once you contact us and provide information about your property, we’ll do some research, set up a call to find out more, and make a fair all-cash offer. You decide whether or not you’d like to sell your house to us. We don’t apply high pressure sales tactics and we won’t hassle you.
Q: How do I get an offer from The Charleston House Guy?
A: Fill out the form or give us a call to speak with us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Q: Does The Charleston House Guy look at my home in-person?
A: Yes. Within 21 days of a signed purchase agreement, we’ll schedule a free home inspection to check your property. We’re getting ideas of repairs we may need to make after closing on your property. You’re not responsible for these repairs at all!
A: The Charleston House Guy needs access to your entire property. Our team will answer all your questions prior to, during, and after the inspection!
A: Usually, a single-family home takes 1-2 hours. Multi-family homes take a little longer.
A: Our team of experts in the local market carefully evaluate your property. Their expertise in conjunction with our market-specific evaluation matrix helps The Charleston House Guy make a data-driven fair cash offer to you.
A: Typically, we’ll cover most closing costs.
A: iBuyers like Opendoor, Realtor.com, and Redfin use robots to generate their values. Their values pull in data about the market as a whole with limited local market information. With The Charleston House Guy, we evaluate your property’s condition, similar condition property sales, and market trends. Our cash offer is data-driven, captures the nuances of your local market, and is exceedingly fair.
A: There are no costs that come with selling to us. You don’t have to pay real estate fees, commissions, clean, or make any repairs. Additionally, we’ll cover most closing costs.
A: We pride ourselves in the accuracy of our offer that is the most we can pay. But, you may feel the offer is off. In that case, please contact us and let us know. We love hearing feedback about how we can continually improve.
A: Once we agree to the terms of your property’s sale, we send you the purchase and sale agreement. You sign it and we send the signed agreement to the title company. The title company opens escrow.
A: We’ll send your purchase and sale agreement electronically via Docusign.
A: Let us know if something happens and we need to change the closing date.