Dunedin, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013
We Buy Houses firm in Tampa Bay Announces its first annual Halloween Special and agrees to buy houses in seven days at "Zillow" prices.
"We had to stretch pretty far to find a connection between Halloween and selling houses fast," said George Beardsley, Broker-President of Advanced Realty Team, Inc., the firm offering the special, "and we finally decided that if selling a house fast in Tampa Bay had been haunting the sellers, then they deserved a treat
During the last five years, Advanced has made a transition from buying homes, fixing them up and selling them to buying homes and turning them into affordable rentals and rent to own homes.
Delivering on this special is quite some trick, considering the current real estate market.
"It’s pretty obvious that we cannot buy homes at market value and convert them to rentals unless we have favorable financing and in this case we will be expecting the seller to finance the homes," Beardsley said.
"So we will pay the price on Zillow.com only if the seller agrees to provide a large part or all of the financing," he said.
Beardsley pointed out that sellers could also rent the homes out while they waited for prices to go back up.
"For some people that is a good answer," he said. "But, many homeowners do not want to be landlords and others have time restraints and obligations."
Zillow.com is a website that lists a large number of the homes in the country and offers a third-part opinion as to the market price and market rental.
To be eligible, homes must be under contract no later than Oct. 31, 2013, with a closing date no later than the end of November, 2013.
About Advanced Realty Team
George and Maryan Beardsley, two former stock brokers, founded Advanced in 1996 after spending several years working for a national franchise real estate firm and gradually doing a larger portion of their business buying and selling homes for themselves and financing sales for other Realtors. They entered the real estate business the hard way, owinng a home in Boca Raton Florida within a mile of the site for a planned garbage burning incinerator.
The Realtor they hired suggested owner financing which Maryan and George said sounded "stupid and scary." But having little choice they sold and held the mortgage and the more they learned about creative financing, the more it seemed to be an important tool, especially when it is difficult to sell houses.
Eventually the buyer of their home refinanced and the Beardsleys received the full amount of cash for the sale, at top price and during a period when no one had been able to sell. "That really got our attention and we left stocks, commodities and bonds for real estate," George said. The firm offers a number of ways of buying houses fast and lately has been offering affordable homes programs, using homes bought as rentals and rent to own homes.
George Beardsley holds the U.S.Patent Office Trade Mark for the Famous Rent to Own on Steroids Program™ where all rent paid in the entire first year becomes down payment and the tenant-buyer can earn a mortgage by making 12 consecutive monthly payments on time and maintaining the home as though they already owned it.
In the last year, the firm has added an Internet marketing division to use some of the experience the firm has developed in marketing both the purchase of houses fast and the various rental programs offered, including the Famous Rent to Own on Steroids™ and the Famous Foreclosure Rentals program.
Advanced is currently promoting Dr. Anthony’s course and offers a service for local merchants where they guarantee the local firms’ website will be on the first page of Google.