I like to sell my partial fire damage brick home.

Asked by Sheila White, Hazel Crest, IL Sun Mar 17, 2013

It's in a nice brick house neighborhood. I may not take much to rehab. Thank you

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Fri Aug 14, 2015
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Trevor Smith, Renter, Denver, CO
Tue Dec 16, 2014
How bad is the fire damage? Most brick homes are able withstand quite a bit of fire damage, but the smoke damage can linger for a long time. What kind of rehab do you think that it would need? It would be really nice to see a photo of the inside of the house. http://www.totalrestorationgc.com/firedamage
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Caleb Hart, Renter, Orem, UT
Tue Oct 7, 2014
I'm worried the only person that would be looking to buy a home like that would be a person who wants to flip it. House flippers are a dying breed now days. Have you considered repairing the damage first before you try to sell it. I'd just talk to realtor and get advice on how to make the next step. http://advancecompanies.com/Fire/
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I know that brick houses are able to handle a fire a lot better than other materials. It may prove easier to restore than you would think. I definitely think it would be worth looking into. http://www.rockefellerscleaning.com/fire_smoke.html
Flag Thu Dec 18, 2014
I agree with Doug that house flippers are definitely not a dying breed! I think that flippers would be interested in a fire damaged house though. If it's too much for you to fix on your own, you can take the insurance money and sell the house, as C.E. Sebastian said. http://www.svmrestore-victoria.ca/services.php?s=fire_smoke_damage
Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014
Flippers are NOT a dying breed. The successful ones are still out there, and going strong, and will continue to be. You are right that a flipper would be interested in a burn house. Sheila, check your county court steps for people buying at auction, someone there will be interested.
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Susie Kay, Agent, Dallas, TX
Wed Aug 27, 2014
If still haven't sold your home and are not currently working with a realtor, call me and we can discuss how to proceed.

Take care,

Susie Kay
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Bruce Lynn, Agent, Coppell, TX
Tue Aug 26, 2014
We're in the neighborhood and have investors always looking for property.
How can we see inside?
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fosterkicks99, , 78052
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The way you might be able to sell it is if the buyer is looking of a fix it up home. I don't know about everyone, but if I heard about not taken care of fire damage in my future home, I would be more hesitant to buy it. Then again that is just my opinion.
Michael Foster http://www.servprosoutheastmonroecounty.com/fire-smoke-damag…
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I would have to agree with Michael. You should probably get some quotes from fire restoration services. It will probably be hard to sell the home with damage. That being said, there are always buyers looking for investment properties. You would just have to sell it low.

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Bruce Lynn, Agent, Coppell, TX
Mon Mar 18, 2013
WE can help you.

Give me a call.

We have investors ready who can close quickly.

We even have one that specializes in buying fire damaged homes.

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Kim Nwachukwu, Agent, Irving, TX
Sun Mar 17, 2013
Hi Sheila - why don't you get in touch with me tomorrow to chat about what you may be able to do. I cannot post my phone number here, so you can get in touch by clicking on my profile. Thanks much, Kim
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C E Sebasti…, Agent, Richardson, TX
Sun Mar 17, 2013
you can take your insurance money and do what you want to with it. you can sell the house for a value that someone can purchase it and rehab it and make money. You will not get a lot but you might be surprised. I have done this before.
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Dallas Texas, Agent, Dallas, TN
Sun Mar 17, 2013
Happy to assist you . Your correct probably won't get much for the home. Were you not paid insurance claims money repair the home?

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Barbara Coker, Mortgage Broker Or Lender, San Antonio, TX
Sun Mar 17, 2013
Are you asking for information on how to do a rehab on this home so that it can be ready to sell "as is, all fixed up?" Or do you want information on a buyer's loan to purchase it "as is," and do a rehab?

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