How To Sell A Damaged House In Toronto

Don’t fret, if you own a house that is in need of repair. You can still sell your house without having to pay for all the required repairs. If you need to sell a damaged house in Ontario, our latest posts will help save you time and money on the sale of your home.

In order to sell a damaged house in Ontario, you’ll need to be able to get in front of the right buyers. Many buyers are looking for a house they can move in to right away or rent out for investment. The idea of taking on a new property, that comes with damages, can seem very stressful and off-putting to many buyers. Your best bet will likely be finding the right investors who don’t mind taking on damaged property. At SLG Home Buyer, we are very experienced in fixing up properties and are happy to help if you need to sell a damaged house in Toronto.

Your Selling Options

Sell Directly

Typically the easiest way to sell a property that is damaged is to get in contact with an investor or direct buyer. At SLG Home Buyer we buy houses as-is saving you thousands of dollars in repairs. Furthermore, we can close very quickly because we buy houses with cash and don’t required traditional bank financing so you can easily sell your damaged Ontario home and move on!

Fix It

If your house is damaged, another option is to fix it. This will likely be the best choice if you want to get full market value price. With that being said you will have to spend a bunch of money on your property without a guaranteed return. Some things to keep in mind if fixing a damaged house are:

Assess the Damage:

Thoroughly inspect the property to identify all areas requiring repair or renovation, including structural issues, water damage, electrical problems, and cosmetic imperfections.


Determine a realistic budget for the repairs based on the extent of the damage and the desired improvements. It’s crucial to account for both material and labor costs, as well as any unexpected expenses that may arise during the renovation process.

Prioritize Repairs:

Prioritize repairs based on their urgency and impact on the property’s overall condition and market value. Addressing critical issues such as structural damage or safety hazards should take precedence over cosmetic enhancements.

Quality Workmanship:

Invest in quality materials and skilled labor to ensure that repairs are completed to a high standard. Cutting corners or opting for cheap fixes may lead to future problems and could ultimately decrease the property’s value.

List As-Is

Instead of spending money on repairs, you can choose to list your house as-is. While you may be offering it at a fair price, if your average buyer sees pictures of a damaged or ugly property, or sees that there are a number of repairs required in your property description, you might have some trouble getting enough attention to the property in order to sell it.

Ask Yourself These Questions…

Who Is Your Ideal Buyer?

Do you realistically want to fix up the property and put it on the market? Do you think you will be able to find a buyer for your damaged housed, willing to pay what you need? If you have the time and patience to wait and find out, then you should list your Ontario thrive on fixing up homes and helping home owners escape their damaged properties!

How Much Do You Want To Spend Upfront?

If you have the cash upfront, you might consider fixing up the house and putting it on the market. This can require a good amount of time, and will not come with any guarantees. If you spend a fortune fixing a damaged property in Ontario, there is no guarantee you will get it back.

Owning damaged property can be stressful. The repairs can be expensive and you can be held liable for any injuries that occur. If you are not able to make the needed repairs, it might be time to sell your damaged house. You don’t have to hire an agent. Learn more about selling your house as-is, so can be rid of your troublesome property once and for all!

To learn more about how to sell a damaged house in Ontario, contact our team today! 647-490-1334

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