Sell Your House Fast in Millbrook
When it comes to towns in my home of Dutchess County, New York, Millbrook is one of the most beautiful. There are only 1,500 residents, which gives it a peaceful New England Village feeling. Millbrook is considered one of the most comfortable areas in the vicinity of New York – a more discrete version of the Hamptons.
I love buying houses in Millbrook
I love the sense of history you get from walking through Millbrook. The apartment building that I always see along the east branch of Wappinger Creek, adjacent to Hart’s Village Road, was once a grist mill. It was built in the mid-eighteenth century when Quakers founded Millbrook with two settlement zones – Hart’s Village and Mechanic’s Village.
Personally, I am grateful for one of the town’s early settlers, the Thorne family. I have huge respect for this family because they are responsible for a lot of what Millbrook is today. They contributed land, including the well-known Tribute Garden, and funded various community projects, including establishing charities to help the poor. Ultimately, because of their contributions, this town has become one of the best and most comfortable towns in the county.
What a perfect day looks like in Millbrook
It’s always fulfilling to stroll along Franklin Avenue. My ideal Saturday would start with a delicious coffee and pastry at Babette’s Kitchen. There is never a shortage of customers coming in and out to enjoy their delicious menu. Sometimes we cannot get a seat even if we arrive early! Right?
One of the particularities of this place is that I am super fond of the local seasonal ingredients, which give their dishes an exceptional flavor. I especially love their lemon cookies – they are my weakness!
After breakfast, I love to take a stroll through the local farmer’s market. I take the opportunity to buy delicious produce while supporting Dutchess area farms.
Strolling down the main street, I often lose track of time exploring the antique shops and all their marvelous items. As you can see, Millbrook is a town that occupies a big space in my heart.
Sell your house as-is to a BBB Accredited cash buyer
A Dutchess native, I’m local cash buyer living in Hopewell Junction. Bob Will Buy It is not an out-of-state, low-balling megacorporation. And we’re the only real estate cash buyer in the Mid-Hudson Valley accredited by the Better Business Bureau.
Is the house causing you stress, and you don’t even know where to begin? Even if you don’t know the first thing about selling a house, I can help. When I buy your house, I will walk with you through every step…and I don’t charge any fees or commissions.
Whatever reason you have for wanting to sell your house, I can help. We’ve been buying houses in Millbrook for many years and have seen it all. You can be assured that we will treat you with respect and do our best to help you, even if you don’t sell us your house.
Truly honest guy!!
Bob was great!! I would recommend him to anyone! Understands families and what it’s like to go through taking care of what loved ones leave behind!! It’s a difficult process and he’s good at helping you with it.
Benefits of Bob Buying Your House
1) You Control When Your House Sells
Since I’m buying with my own money (your house, nor I have to be approved by a bank) AND I’m buying the house as-is (I’m not going to ask you to fix or change anything), you have the power to pick the closing date. It can be as soon as three weeks or anytime after. I’m ready, when you’re ready.
2) You Will Sell Your House – Fast
How much does your house cost you each month? Taxes? Insurance? Heat? Electric? Upkeep (lawn mowing, snow removal, etc)? That’s money that’s getting burned while you wait and hope for your house to be sold. Around here – if everything goes smoothly, it typically takes 7-9 months to sell a house through a real estate agent. I can buy your house as quickly as three weeks.
3) I Will Actually Buy Your House
If you talk with other cash buyers, you will most likely find that they don’t actually intend on buying your house. Their goal is to get you to your lowest price, put the house under contract – and then sell that contract to a real cash buyer, like me. These folks are often inexperienced and the deals rarely work, wasting months of your valuable time.
4) A Closing You Can Count On
The moment we agree on a price that’s right for both of us, you can rest assured that your house is SOLD. I have purchased every house I have ever contracted to buy.
5) You Don’t Pay Any Real Estate Commissions
Even though I’m a licensed Real Estate Agent, there will be no commission due if I buy your house. (Real estate agents typically charge 5-6% of the sales price to market your house.)
6) You Won’t Pay Any Seller’s Concessions / closing assistance
Buyers nowadays don’t save like they used to. Short on cash, they look for some way to make the purchase work. The most popular way is… AFTER you agree on the house’s price, they ask for help with paying for their closing costs. That’s just more $$$ that doesn’t go into your bank account – up to 6% of the house’s price. That could be a $8,000-$10,000 reduction in what you get for your house. There’s none of that when I buy your house.
7) You Don’t Have To Do Any Updates
Still have the original kitchen? Same bathroom for 30 years? They work perfectly for you, right? But they don’t work for today’s demanding buyers. Bathrooms, kitchens, flooring and paint that is out of date really drives the price down and lengthens the time it takes to sell giving your house a “why hasn’t that sold yet?” stigma. (It’s a double-whammy) Again, today’s buyers with their meager savings, don’t have the money to fix them up. They’d rather buy a more expensive house that’s fully updated with a slightly higher mortgage payment. (Mortgages are a lot cheaper than credit cards!) (over)
8) You Don’t Have To Make Any Repairs
Again, buyers don’t have ANY extra cash, so they’ll insist that fix every little nit before they agree to buy the house. Every drippy faucet, every sticky window, carpet they want changed, gutters and chimneys cleaned, roofing replaced, decks updated to code… etc. And the worst part is that THIS negotiation comes AFTER you take the house off the market. So… you’re really up against the wall then, and they know it.
I’m not going to ask you to repair a-n-y-t-h-i-n-g.
9) You Don’t Have To Do Any Painting
It’s not unusual to have tired or outdated paint. But buyers can’t seem to get past seeing it and will run out of the house if they don’t like the color. I know, “it’s just paint” but there are a LOT of people who can’t get past colors they don’t like (have you seen a house-hunting show on TV lately?). And again, they don’t have any extra money to pay for new paint.
10) You Keep Your Privacy
There will be no pictures of your stuff on the internet for everyone to see. No sign in the yard announcing your business to everyone. No curious neighbors walking through your house making judgements. No worries about a rude agent using the lockbox and walking in on you without an appointment. No stress from having to clean and leave your house frequently to accommodate strangers looking in your closets. I’ll be the only one that has to see the inside of your house – and you don’t even have to clean up for me.
11) Less COVID-19 Worries
You won’t have hordes of people traipsing through your house touching things. Eww!
I strictly follow the COVID Safety Protocols recommended by the CDC and NYS and typically only have to enter your house once.
12) You Don’t Have to Empty or Clean
One of the great bonuses of me buying your house you don’t need to clean, anything. You don’t need to empty the house. No need to pay thousands of dollars and break your back filling dumpsters. No hard/emotional decisions of what gets thrown out. Just take what you want and leave the rest.
13) Any Usable Items Are Donated
One of the first things I do when I purchase a house is to go through it and pick out anything usable that can be donated. I favor local organizations that give directly to the person/family in need such as Dutchess Outreach, Brenna’s Basement, Furry Angels, Hyde Park ASPCA. Pots, pans, plates, flatware, small appliances, bedding, towels, clothes, laundry, haircare items, etc, gets collected, cleaned up and donated. It reduces the burden on our environment and best of all… helps people and animals in need.
14) We are Trustworthy and Honest
Accredited By The Better Business Bureau
Bob Will Buy It is the only cash house buyer in the Mid-Hudson Valley accredited by the Better Business Bureau. It took over a month of the BBB looking over our records, our advertising practices, our legalities, and talking to past customers to grant us their accreditation for our house buying service.
It was just easier
The Deal: Hal’s house would have sold perfectly well using an agent, BUT… getting the house empty and prepared for market, and then to have hordes of people coming through… was just too overwhelming to think about. He was thrilled with my “take what you want and leave the rest behind” policy. I purchased his house and Poughkeepsie condo in just a few weeks.
We Work With Homeowners In Millbrook
We buy houses in Millbrook and most of the surrounding towns in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Instead of putting your house on the market and waiting months for an interested buyer to come along (who may or may not be able to even get a mortgage), you’ve already found a ready, willing and able buyer here… me!