We're All About What Works for You

Like many regions across Virginia and the country, the Roanoke Valley and its surrounding areas have experienced a seller's real estate market for a number of years.

But a seller's market isn't all about getting top dollar for your home. It's about sellers having lots of solid options for selling a property.

Firefighter Homebuyers gives you a simple option to get out from under a home that's causing you stress, all on your timeline. Once you crunch the numbers, you might find that our all-cash offer leaves you with more money in your pocket after the sale.

Check out our comparison the costs and requirements of selling a property with a real estate agent versus selling to us.


Selling with an agentSelling to Firefighter Homebuyers
Commissions/Fees6% on average is paid by you, the sellerNONE
Who Pays Closing Costs?2% on average is paid by you, the sellerNONE - We’ll pay all costs!
Inspection & Financing ContingencyYes, and up to 15% of sales fall through because of these contingencies.NONE
Appraisal NeededYes, your buyer’s financing will nearly always be subject to an outside appraisal.NONE - Our offers are cash, so no appraisal is needed!
Average Days Until Sold+/- 90 days depending on the marketIf we like it, you’ll get an immediate cash offer!
Number of ShowingsYou never know. It depends on your local market and the condition of your home. Just one, and that’s us!
Closing Date30-60 days after accepting buyer’s offer, assuming all goes as planned. Usually within 7 days
Who Pays for Repairs?You’ll have to negotiate (and often re-negotiate) this with your buyer.NONE - We’ll pay for all repairs after closing!

It costs nothing to find out whether we can come up with a win-win deal!