Selling To New Start Home Buyers vs. Listing With A Local New York Agent

Real Estate Agent vs Investor? You might be trying to decide for yourself. Even in a seller’s market like New York, it’s smart to look at your options and see what will actually help you best reach your goals with the sale of your house. While you may be able to get a higher “top line” sales price listing with a local Rochester agent, that doesn’t always boil down to more money in your pocket or less headache. There are many fees and hassles that are associated with the traditional sale of your house with an agent. Dive into the details below to compare your options between a Real Estate Agent vs Investor.

 Selling w/ An AgentSOLD To New Start Home Buyers
Commissions / Fees:6% on average is 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 Is The Best Option For You…

There’s no right or wrong way to sell your house. Both selling your house to New Start Home Buyers and selling traditionally with an agent have their benefits. We want what’s best for YOU. Selling your house for cash might not be the right choice for you, but if you don’t want to deal with the hassles of traditional home selling, need fast cash and don’t want to pay fees, we know we can help you and make you happy. The chart above illustrates the real benefits that each way of selling your New York house offers.

We are completely transparent at New Start Home Buyers . We we’d love to be able to offer your full retail for your house. But unfortunately, we can’t stay in business that way. If you’re looking to maximize every dollar from the sale of your house, you might want to list with a Real Estate Agent vs an Investor. We specialize in making the process of selling your house as easy, fast, and hassle free as possible. In order for us to be able to do this, we won’t be able to offer you full retail value for your house… but selling to New Start Home Buyers offers other benefits that selling with an agent can’t offer.


From offer to close and cash in your hand in 30 days or less.

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.

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. You can even leave anything you don’t want in the property and we will dispose of it for you. You don’t have to clean anything!

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

This is a big difference between a Real Estate Agent vs Investor. Because we are a full-service professional home buyer here in New York, 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). With New Start Home Buyers there are never any fees, closing costs or commissions. These costs can really add up quickly, but don’t worry! You don’t have to pay for any of these fees when selling to an Investor vs a Real Estate Agent.

So when you add up the time you could save by working with New Start Home Buyers , 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 homeowners in Rochester 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 (585) 633-8775 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 you won’t hurt our feelings if you say no to our offer). But we could potentially save you thousands of dollars in holding costs or months of your time! Just request 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 New Start Home Buyers , we don’t use bank financing so you don’t have to worry about our ability to close on a deal.