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5 Ways to Qualify Real Estate Investors Before Selling Your Home

Selling your home to a real estate investor has several advantages, as long as you know how to qualify the person you’re working with. If you’re in a hurry to sell, the scenario can be even more appealing. Working with an investor will put cash into your hand many times quicker than going the conventional route with a Realtor®.

One thing that should not be rushed, however, is your decision about which investor to work with. Just as investors qualify potential investment properties, sellers need to qualify investors. Here are 5 things to look for:

Is the Investor Pushy or Patient?

The most valuable attribute of a trustworthy real estate investor is patience. Patient investors are those who don’t stalk you or push for a quick decision before you feel ready. They understand the importance of sound judgment on what might be the largest investment in your lifetime. Trustworthy investors work toward a win-win situation between you and the buyer. Even if the buyer happens to be the investor, he or she will honor the relationship and never create a situation where someone loses.