Our mascot Hermann says, “We buy sad houses and make them happy again.” But I want to point out that we do much, much more than that to make sad houses happy again. We offer a wide range of services that helps us ensure we find the right solution to whatever is making each house we look at sad. Solving the wrong problem isn’t really helpful at all.
So the first thing we have to do is figure out why this particular house is sad. Some of the sadifiers we encounter include:
- Financial problems
- Deferred maintenance
- Job transfers
Financial problems can include job loss, tax problems, medical costs, or anything else that keeps a family from making timely mortgage payments. The closer a house gets to foreclosure, the fewer options we have to solve the problem. If there is enough time and the family is willing (and able) to do the work to repair the house enough to sell, we can refer the owners to our network of contractors and help them find a helpful Realtor®, like Carol. Continue reading