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We Buy Houses In Fort Wayne, IN And Surrounding Areas And We’re Ready To Give You A Fair Cash Offer Today
Stop the frustration of your unwanted property. We’re ready to buy your Fort Wayne Indiana based house, condo, duplex, or property right away, no mater what condition it’s in.
We understand that there are many reasons why you might want to sell your house…
- Expensive repairs
- Downsizing or retiring
- Bad tenants
- Vacant house
- Avoiding foreclosure
- Need to move in a hurry
- … or any other reason
We buy houses in any condition and we pay cash when YOU want to close. If you own an unwanted property in or around the Fort Wayne area and you want to sell it fast, we’d like to make you an offer today and close on it as quickly as you want to sell.
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Allen County, United States. Located in northeastern Indiana, the city is 18 miles (29 km) west of the Ohio border and 50 miles (80 km) south of the Michigan border. With an estimated population of 264,488 in 2016, it is the second-most populous city in Indiana after Indianapolis, and the 76th-most populous city in the United States. It is the principal city of the Fort Wayne metropolitan area, consisting of Allen, Wells, and Whitley counties, a combined population of 419,453 as of 2011. In addition to the three core counties, the combined statistical area (CSA) includes Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, and Steuben counties, with an estimated population of 615,077.
Fort Wayne was built in 1794 by the United States Army under the direction of American Revolutionary War general Anthony Wayne, the last in a series of forts built near the Miami village of Kekionga. Named in Wayne’s honor, the European-American settlement developed at the confluence of the St. Joseph, St. Marys, and Maumee rivers as a trading post for pioneers. The village was platted in 1823 and underwent tremendous growth after completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal and advent of the railroad. Once a booming manufacturing town located in what became known as the Rust Belt, Fort Wayne’s economy in the 21st century is based upon distribution, transportation and logistics, healthcare, professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and financial services. The city is a center for the defense industry which employs thousands.
Fort Wayne was an All-America City Award recipient in 1982, 1998, and 2009. The city also received an Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award by the U.S. Conference of Mayors in 1999.
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Who Else Wants To “Sell My House Fast In Fort Wayne Indiana?”
Selling a house through a real estate agent is pretty common… but it’s not for everyone. For some folks it costs too much money and takes too much time to sell through an agent. Yes, you might get a higher price selling on the market (although you might not), people are learning that it’s not always worth the cost or the time.
With an agent, you’ll pay to fix up your house, then you’ll wait months while they try to find a buyer (and you’ll pay bills the whole time), then you’ll pay a commission when it’s all said and done.
But there is another option, and that’s what we do at Christopher Ellyn Homes …
We buy houses directly from homeowners. We don’t list houses (like an agent does), which means you don’t need to fix up the house first, you don’t need to wait (we’re ready to buy right away), and there are no commissions or fees to pay.
Yes, it really is that simple!
Here’s how it works: Just let us know about the property you want to sell by filling out the short form below.
We’ll get back to you within the next 24 hours with a fair, all-cash, no-obligation offer. You can choose whether or not you want to accept the offer. But if you do…
… you just tell us when you want the money. We have the funds available and we can close quickly — even in as little as 7 days.
Can we help you get out of your problem real estate and put cash in your pocket so you can get on with your life? We want to pay you for your house as quickly as you’d like.
Some of the most common situations we can help with…
- Inherited Property
- Needs Repairs
- Cosmetic Work
- Un-permitted Work
- Code Violations
- Probate Property
- Behind on Payments
- Trouble Tenants
- Job Transfer
- Job Loss
- Death In Family
- Vacant Property
- Expired Listing
- Fire Damage
- Behind on Taxes
Pros and Cons to Each of the Top 3 Ways of Selling a House
We’re here to help you make an informed decision. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide for you to help you determine if Christopher Ellyn Homes might be a fit for your situation.
Selling a house using an agent:
Selling using an agent is the most expensive way to sell a house, however depending on your situation, it might be the way you want to sell. If your house is in great condition, you have no urgency to sell, and you do not want to market and show the property yourself, this might be best route to take.
Pros: You don’t have to market the property yourself. You also have someone else handling most of the paperwork for you. Additionally, you will usually get close to full market value.
Cons: This process takes longer, (about 3-12 months depending on location and market conditions) and is the most costly way to sell. You should expect to have costs about 10% to 15% after commissions, any buyer concessions, escrow fees, closing costs, and holding costs. (Taxes, insurance, mortgage interest).
Timeline: You should expect to sell the property in about 3 – 12 months, depending on the market.
Selling a house yourself (FSBO):
Selling FSBO takes work and time, but can save you some money. If you’re not in a rush, are familiar with the process of selling real estate, and your house is in great shape this might be a good choice for you. If your selling your house to a retail buyer, expect that people will be nit picky about your house, especially in Fort Wayne, IN.
Pros: You’ll save money. This is one of the less expensive ways to sell a house, and is generally about 3% to 8% cheaper than selling using a real estate agent depending on how long it takes you to sell.
Cons: FSBO’s typically take the longest to sell. You should expect 3 – 12 months depending on your market. Additionally, if you’re not familiar with the real estate process, or not very good with people or marketing, this might not be the best route to take.
Timeline: Expect to sell your house within 3 to 12 months depending on the market.
Selling to a Cash House Buyer:
If your property is in need of some work, you need to sell quickly, or just want an easy transaction selling to a “we buy houses in Fort Wayne” company is the way to go. Selling to a cash buyer is by far the easiest way to sell a property. Cash buyers are experienced, and can usually close quickly, without inspections and appraisals. Additionally, cash house buyers are not like retail buyers. Retail buyers are pickier, and require inspections, appraisals (sometimes 2 appraisals) and more time. Important to note that cash house buyers rarely can pay full market value for your property.
Pros: Selling to a cash home buyer company in Fort Wayne, IN can get you a faster close using cash. No waiting on banks. Less inspections and no appraisals. No back end fees, and sell “as-is” without putting one penny into fixing the place up.
Cons: Cash house buyers can rarely pay full retail value.
Timeline: Expect a 7 to 30 day close, or really whenever you’d like to close.
Each way of selling has its advantages and drawbacks. The important thing to do is to assess your situation and determine what route is best for you to take.
Or Give Us A Call Now At: 317-318-0170
If you’re looking for a “Sell My House Fast Fort Wayne, IN” Service then look no further than the house-buying team of Christopher Ellyn Homes . We purchase homes in and around the Fort Wayne Indiana area fast for cash, and we can even close in as little as 7 days. To get a fair, all-cash offer, just fill out the form above or simply call us at 317-318-0170.