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Sell Fast Now vs. Planned Future Sale

John Marion - Real Estate, Canton, GA

What are the pros and cons of selling your house to an investor for fast cash with quick sale compared to planning the sale in the future?

Fast House Sale Benefits

With a fast sale, you can get cash now and be finished with the property. It’s that simple.

Investors can close on your property in 30 days or less, many times it can be 10 days or less! It’s virtually and instant purchase of your home or land.

The advantage to a fast sale is that you get cash quickly and you end the ownership of your property. If the property has been a problem for you, the problem is gone with a quick sale.

Planned Future Sale Benefits

In contrast, a long-term, planned sale of your property to an investor can give you peace of mind that the house is sold and that the transaction will take place at a longer-term future date. This may be a better option for you.

A planned sale at a future date means that the seller can continue to use the property. As a seller, you cant take any time needed to get everything in order to move out or take care of other things while waiting for the sale date.

The key to the long term, planned sale, is to get a commitment from the investor buyer in the form of a signed purchase contract. The contract will state the agreed upon price and terms of the offer, including the date in the future that the transaction will be completed.

Learn More About Selling Your House to Investors

Cherokee County, GA and north metro Atlanta property owners, please contact me about selling your home. My company can buy quickly (30 days or less) or agree to purchase your property in a longer time frame at a future date (up to 12 months in the future).

John Marion, Canton, GA
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Sell My Land to Developers

Cherokee County Land Developer John Marion

We are investors and developers that buy land in north metro Atlanta.

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John – 703-371-9548 (call or text)
Sandra – 770-324-3680 (call or text)

Undeveloped Land

We buy undeveloped, raw land. Small tracts and big acreage.

Homes with Acreage

Does your house have acreage? It may be suitable for land developers. Any size acreage from 1 acre to 100 or more acres.

Developed Land & Building Lots

We will buy platted subdivisions, developed land, and single building lots.

Sell Your Land – Any Zoning, Size, or Situation

We will make an offer for your land. Any zoning. Any size. Any situation.

  • Vacant Land and Building Lots
  • Acreage: 1 acre to 100 or more acres (with or without buildings)
  • Raw Land and Undeveloped Parcels
  • Land with condemned structures and debris
  • Zoning: Agricultural, Residential, Commercial, and Industrial

Cherokee County Land Developer

If you have any questions about your property, please contact us. We are experienced with land development including highest and best use, pricing, and selling land.

How to Subdivide Land in Cherokee County

One of the questions that comes up a lot from land owners is how to subdivide land. We make it easy. We will look at the survey plat and discuss with you possible options for subdividing your land. If you do not have a recent survey, our company may hire a surveyor so you know your options to subdivide your property.

Contact us about your land. Fill out the form below or call us.

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John Marion - Real Estate, Canton, GA
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Local Investor Offers Cash Now Before You Sell Your House!

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Local Cherokee County investor in Woodstock, GA offers cash to sellers before the sale takes place!

We buy houses in the north metro Atlanta region. And sometimes we give cash to the home seller weeks or months before we actually buy the house.

Option Contract Give You Instant Cash!

We use what is called an option contract to give you money now and complete the sale later (and you can get more money again!). The actual sale can take place anytime in the future. There is no set time frame, other than what we agree to with you.

It’s Quick Cash Now. But Sell Later if You Need Time.

Selling your home to our investment company doesn’t mean you have to rush to move out. It’s the opposite of a FAST SALE but it does provide quick cash to you right now!

What is the Benefit of Getting Cash Now Before My House Sells?

Here is why this may be a good option for you and our investment company:

BENEFIT TO YOU, THE HOME SELLER: You get fast cash in your pocket now! And you can remain in the house, taking the time you need to get yourself organized to move out. Or you may want to take the money and move out right away for whatever reason. If you do that, we can even watch over your house while you are gone until the sale date comes and we take possession of the house. In other words, when we give you cash, you have the option of staying in the house or moving out right away to go on vacation or move to another location.

BENEFIT TO US, THE INVESTMENT COMPANY: Because we are full time, professional home buyers, we like to line up our real estate transactions in advance and plan our work. When we know in advance that will will start a project on a future date, we can get it on our schedule. For this reason, we actually like getting a property under contract even if this means giving the home seller cash now. If the actual sale and transfer of ownership is 1 month up to 6 months (or even longer) in the future, we can schedule our work load and manage our finances long term.

It’s a win-win situation.

The time frame for selling your house is up to you, but you can get money now.

Call or Text John Marion at 703-371-9548 to get started with the long term sale of your house and get cash in your pocket now.

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Woodstock GA Investment House Renovation

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Woodstock, GA home owners, sell your house to local investors. We buy houses for cash and close the transaction fast.

Local investor explains rehab of an investment company owned house.

This is a complete home renovation project of a property that had not been updated in over 40 years. Watch the video of John Marion explaining some of the things that need to be done to a home when doing a comprehensive renovation.

Sell Your House Fast

We make it quick and easy to sell your house. When you really think about the amount of time and money it takes to get a home into “like new” condition, it makes sense to let an investor make an offer to purchase your house.

The project in the video is a good example of the work required to renovate a house in need of extensive updating and repairs in order to bring it up to the standard for today’s home buyers.

Do you want to sell your house quickly for cash? Fill out the form on our website here:

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Estate Liquidators

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Our company assists in the sale of real property, houses and land in estate liquidation. We are professional house buyers. Sell your house instantly.

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Why Would an Investor Buy Your House?

You want to sell your house to an investor, but why would an investor buy your house?

We get a lot of calls from people who think an investor might want to buy their house because it needs a few cosmetic repairs that they don’t feel like making.

Sometimes they hear from a real estate agent that their house will need to be 100% perfect in order for the agent to sell the home.

This leads them to believe they can sell to an investor “as-is” with the discount being equal to the cost of the minor repairs.

But it doesn’t work that way.

Learn why an investor would buy your house.

Alpha Dog Investments buys houses in Cherokee County, GA area and throughout the North Metro Atlanta region.

Get a fast response and a free consultation about your fixer-upper house by filling our our online form or calling or texting John Marion.

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Cherokee County Probate Court and Real Estate Sales

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The Cherokee County, GA Probate Court has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates.

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The Sale of Real Estate in Probate

When real estate of any kind is invloved in the probate process, often a sale will take place to liquidate the asset. But the process of the sale may not be easy, depending on the property condition.

For example, a house that is well maintained and updated with modern design and cosmetic features can easily be sold by a real estate brokerage firm such as RE/MAX.

But often houses in probate may not be in the best, up-to-date condition. This is true especially when someone has lived in the home for a long time and never remodled the house. Houses with older roofs, HVAC systems near the end of their functional life-span, plumbing fixtures and appliances that have not be updated in many years, and even old light fixtures can greatly reduce the desirability for a buyer to purchase.

Out-dated homes – and homes in disrepair – are the types of houses that investors like to buy. And the process of selling this type of property can be very easy and may be very fast too.

Selling Your Estate Property to Investors

The first step to selling to investors is easy. Just contact a local real estate investment company in Cherokee County.

When you contact me, I’ll listen to your situation and meet up with you at the property. Or with your permission, I can go take a look myself if the property is vacant and accessible.

After I walk through the house, I’ll be able to make you an offer to purchase the property in any time frame that works best for you. My company will buy quickly (in 2 weeks or less) or we can arange for the sale to take place at a later date (1 to 12 months later or more). Whatever is best for you.

How To Contact John Marion – The Agent Who Buys Houses

I’m a licensed agent and Associate Broker with RE/MAX Town & Country right here in Canton, GA. I’m easy to talk to so please call, text or fill out the form below and I’ll contact you.

John Marion - Real Estate, Canton, GA

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Cherokee County GA Real Estate Investors

Cherokee County GA Real Estate Investors

We buy houses in Cherokee County, GA. Our company is located in Canton / Holly Springs.

Licensed Agents. Local Investors.

Our company is owned by two licensed agents and Associate Brokers with RE/MAX Town & Country, John Marion and Sandra Watkins.

And we know the real estate market in Cherokee County.

Your property has value to us and we will give you precise price points for either selling your house to investors or listing your house on the market to find a traditional home buyer.

How To Sell Your Property to Real Estate Investors in Cherokee County

The process of selling your real estate – land or house – to investors doesn’t have to be stressful. We will take the time to explain the steps and make an offer to purchase your property.

You don’t have to be worried about the condition of your house. We have helped many people who own homes in Cherokee County that they can no longer maintain, including highly distressed houses with many problems.

Contact Us Today

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Contact us today to talk about your situation. Or fill out the form below and John or Sandra will get back to you right away.

John – 703-371-9548
Sandra – 770-324-3680

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Why Buy Ugly Houses?

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Maybe you have seen the advertisements for a company that buys ugly houses.

Do you ever ask why a real estate company would buy ugly houses?

Alpha Dog Investments buys houses in any condition, so we don’t call the houses we buy ugly. Every house has some value to us.

The types of houses we buy that may be considered ugly are categorized in different ways by our company.

Your house is valuable to us! We solve real estate problems and our company is interested in each of these houses.

The Fixer Upper House

This type of house may actually look nice cosmetically, but when you look closer, it needs some repairs before it is ready to be marketed to the typical buyer for full retail price. The fixer upper may need a lot of small items repaired. Maybe a handyman tried making some improvements here and there, but didn’t do a good job.

The Outdated House

The outdated house may be properly maintained, very clean, and looks great. The house may even have a new roof, new furnace, new hot water heater and new carpet.

But it has outdated features, such as old style kitchen cabinets, undesirable bathroom tile colors, old lighting fixtures, cheap looking contractor grade door knobs, etc. In order for this house to fetch the highest retail price on the open market to the typical buyer, it must be renovated with updated features.

Distressed House in Disrepair

This is a house with neglected maintenance.

It usually has not be maintained for years and may have structural problems, missing pipes, faulty electric lines, holes in walls, broken or boarded up windows, and other issues such as fire, flooding, or foundation damage.

Some may even believe this type of house should be demolished but our company can normally salvage this type of house and bring it back to life with a full renovation.

The Financially Distressed House

This house may be in great condition but the owners are distressed financially. This house may soon suffer from lack of maintenance.

The owners may not be able to keep up with the mortgage payments. It’s possible that the house will go into foreclosure unless the owners can avoid it with a lender approved short sale.

Our company helps financially distressed homeowners, with nice homes or homes in disrepair.

Investment Real Estate

Alpha Dog Investments buys all of the types of houses listed above. We are a real estate investment company and every house has some value to us.

Please contact us today for a free consultation about your real estate problem.

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Free Real Estate Investor Consultation

John Marion - Real Estate, Canton, GA

Alpha Dog Investments LLC is a real estate investment company in Canton, GA. We buy houses in North Metro Atlanta and assist investors to locate and purchase investment property throughout the Atlanta area.

Professional Atlanta Home Buyers

Our company specializes in purchasing homes. This is the core of our business. We are professional buyers of residential real estate in the Atlanta area. Home sellers rely on us to give an assessment of what we believe are their options for selling their property.

As an investment company focused on buying and selling real estate, we are in a position to offer cash and quickly close real estate transactions that meet our buying criteria.

Atlanta Investor Real Estate Agents

We are licensed Georgia real estate agents with REMAX Town & Country. As agents, we have a duty and responsibility to offer professional real estate services to the public in accordance with Georgia real estate law. We responsible to disclose that we are licensed agents and we are also proud to be agents.

You may run into investors and investment companies that are owned and operated by unlicensed individuals. Their specialty may be marketing within the real estate industry or they may even be actual cash buyers of real estate. But they are unable to offer you the full range of options for you because they cannot practice real estate in accordance with Georgia real estate law which requires the involvement of a licensed agent and broker to conduct certain types of transactions.

Investor Friendly Realtors

In addition to being licensed agents, we are Realtors. In order to qualify as a Realtor, we are obligated to adhere to a code of ethics and be held accountable as real estate professionals. When we consult with you as a home seller, we are obligated to fully disclose our the fact that we are licensed agents and we are able to explain a wide range of options you have for selling your property.

Talk to Atlanta Real Estate Investors

Call us today to discuss your real estate situation and learn the options we can offer you for selling your real estate to investors.

You may also fill out the form below and John will contact you with more information about selling your home to investors. You may also call or text John directly at 703-371-9548.

John Marion - Real Estate, Canton, GA
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