Home Has Too Many Repairs

Is your home jam-packed with projects that need to get done?  We know what that’s like. The floor needs to be repaired, windows need to be replaced, there’s water damage in the bathroom, and the grass is turning more and more grey every year.  When falling behind on projects… things can get overwhelming. And then … Continued

Determining Rental Price

Not sure how much to charge for a rental property?  The number chosen is an important one — it’ll determine how easy it is to find tenants and keep tenants.  The price needs to be competitive.  It also needs to cover all of the costs associated with the property.  At PineCone Properties, we’ve bought, flipped, … Continued

Will We Give You a Fair Price?

At PineCone Properties, we’re a team of real estate investors that buy and sell homes in Clark and Cowlitz County.  More specifically, we can buy YOUR HOME as-is for a fair cash price.  BUT…  One of the most common questions we get from home sellers like yourself is… “How do I know your offer is … Continued

Preparing Property for Rent

Having a rental property can be a great way to create passive income, build equity, and invest in your long-term wealth.  But how do you prepare a property to be a rental?  At PineCone Properties, we’ve spent quite a long time investing in real estate in Clark and Cowlitz County… so we thought we’d drop … Continued

Pros and Cons of Selling to a Professional Home Buyer

Thinking of selling your home to a professional cash buyer?  At PineCone Properties, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners just like you in Clark and Cowlitz County sell their property fast, as-is, and for a fair cash price.  It’s been great! BUT… We also understand that our service isn’t for every homeowner. So we thought … Continued

Home Buyer Backed Out of Contract

Did your homebuyer recently back out of the contract?  Few things are as frustrating as that — it leaves you (the seller) in a financially and personally precarious position.  Here’s how you can recover! First of all, remember that a home purchase is a legally binding contract. So, if a buyer backs out without a … Continued

Dealing With Maintenance Requests

Getting a lot of maintenance requests from your tenants?  We get it.  Those requests get overwhelming… fast.  At PineCone Properties, we’ve been working in the real estate market here in Clark and Colwitz county for quite some time. So we know a thing or two when it comes to dealing with maintenance requests from your … Continued

How Long Does Probate Take?

Going through the probate process?  That can feel like the dark pathway of paperwork that never ends… In fact, the American Bar Association places the average probate process (from start to finish) to last six to nine months. In rare cases, though, it can last as long as two years. Other times, it can be … Continued

Core Values

Considering selling your home to a professional cash buyer?  As with every industry, there are *good* cash buyers… and there are *not so good* cash buyers.  Do your research before deciding on working with a particular cash buyer.  Check reviews. Call and ask questions. And ask for referrals.  At PineCone Properties, we’ve been buying and … Continued

Questions to Ask Before Selling Your House

Thinking of selling your home?  Here are 8 questions that every homeowner needs to ask themselves before selling… 1. What is your reason for selling? Are you looking to move out of state? Need to downsize or upsize? Wanting to invest in a new property?  2. How much is the home worth?  You might want … Continued

Why Buy Ugly Homes?

At PineCone Properties, we buy properties as-is for cash in Clark and Cowlitz County.  We can even close in as little as two weeks — the seller picks the closing date and we pay all closing costs! And we’ve helped TONS of people in Clark and Cowlitz County to get a fast and fair offer … Continued

Choosing Your Closing Date

Need to hit a very specific closing date on the sale of your home in Clark and Cowlitz County?  At PineCone Properties, we can’t tell you how many people we’ve met who’ve had to eat double mortgage payments while they waited for the property to sell in the old neighborhood after moving…  … or people … Continued

Myths and Misconceptions

At PineCone Properties, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners in Clark and Cowlitz County sell their homes easily, fast, and for a fair cash price.  But unsurprisingly… We also get a lot of questions that seem to be fueled by common myths and misconceptions about selling a property to professional homebuyers.  So we thought we’d … Continued

FAQ For Cash Home Buyers

At PineCone Properties, we’ve been buying homes for cash for a while in Clark and Cowlitz County.  And naturally, we get a LOT of questions.  Most homeowners aren’t familiar with selling to professional cash buyers and so they ask a lot of questions up front — which is good! For people who might be curious … Continued

Fix House or Not?

Selling your house?  Wondering what to fix before listing the home for sale?  Obviously, not all repairs are as important as others — so it’s important to set priorities and make the most critical repairs first.  If you’re dead-set on selling your home the TRADITIONAL WAY… here are some repairs we recommend starting with… 1st … Continued