Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Oahu

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Oahu Hawaii… we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article.

With over 50% of American marriages unfortunately ending in divorce, many Oahu Hawaii residents are looking or advice for selling a home during a divorce.

A home is one of the most valuable joint assets and obviously cannot be divided without first liquidating. While a divorce is one of the most stressful and emotionally charged life events, it’s important to remain rational. There are several factors to consider when facing a divorce in a real estate market that has shown both ups and downs since the housing bubble burst.

Determine if (and when) You Will Be Selling Your Home During Your Divorce in Oahu

In many divorce cases, one spouse will keep the home, buying out the other spouse’s share.

In some cases, agreements are made where one spouse uses the house for a set period of time (this is usually used when there are children in the home), and then sells the house at a certain date (usually when the children reach a certain age).

Get Professional Help – Agents and Home Buyers / Investors

Selling a home is a difficult process when everything is going right.

During a divorce, you have a lot more going on and a lot to consider. You shouldn’t take on the task of selling your home yourself. You may have disagreements with your spouse about your selling price or other issues. By working with a real estate professional… either a reputable agent or real estate investment firm, you’ll both have a neutral third party who can help you determine a fair selling price and handle the marketing of your home.

If you need to sell your Oahu house fast… reputable local real estate investment firms like Oahu Home Buyers may be a great option. Firms like ours actually BUY HOUSES (rather than listing them like agents do)… and we pay cash and can close quickly if you need to sell this house fast.

If you can afford to wait the time it will take to list your house with an agent and sell it on the open market, with the associated commission fees, then going with a real estate agent may be your best bet.

But if you can’t wait the 3-9 months it sometimes takes to sell a house in this market in Oahu… chat with us to see what we can offer you for your house during your divorce.

Set (and stick to) a Timeline

It’s important, when selling your Oahu house during a divorce to keep a timeline.

You should make your home available for sale in advance. Set firm closing dates, moving dates and times, and coordinate which spouse will be handling the sale (or talking to the real estate agent). Make sure that each of these agreements are in writing, possibly even negotiating penalties for breaching the agreements.

This helps ensure a smooth, surprise free home sale.

Selling Your House Fast For A Fair All-Cash Price

One option that many divorcing couples have turned to in recent years is making a quick sale to a real estate investor like Oahu Home Buyers.

Reputable local real estate investors like us purchase houses quickly right here on Oahu and without stress. In fact, the process can often take as few as ten days.

Deciding how to sell a marital home in Oahu doesn’t have to be as stressful as the divorce itself.

By protecting each party with a qualified real estate agent or simply jointly deciding to sell and selling fast to a real estate investment firm like Oahu Home Buyers, and moving the process as quickly and according to an agreed upon schedule, all parties can walk away from the sale without stress.

If you want to discuss your situation with your divorce and see if we can help you save time, reduce stress, and get out of this situation fast…

Give us a call anytime at (808) 377-4379
(619) 363-4115 or
fill out the form on this website today! >>

We’ll evaluate your house, make you a fair all-cash offer, and you can decide if selling your house to us is the best fit for you. We’re here for you, just reach out and lets chat.

Michael Borger

About Michael Borger

Michael Borger is an experienced real estate investment professional with transactions under his belt in multiple states. Michael is trained by the real estate investment professionals from FortuneBuilders and the hit TV show "Flip This House" and is now a mentor in the FortuneBuilders program. His experience and professional, courteous demeanor will help you realize your real estate objectives. When not working, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife Nanae and new daughter Lainey.

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