Realtors and real estate professionals who have worked with foreclosed properties know that former homeowners often feel they have little or no incentive to leave their foreclosed home in salable condition when they leave the property. And this is where a foreclosure cleanout business often comes into the picture.
Why You Need a Foreclosure Cleanout Business
The truth is that many foreclosed properties are often left with trash, abandoned furniture and other property that the previous homeowners didn't attempt to remove and haul off. Consequently, that task falls to the Realtor or some other representative of the bank or finance company that now holds the property.
Regardless of the circumstances, a foreclosed home needs a lot of preparation before it can be ready for an open house. Many Realtors and banks with a large inventory of vacated properties find that they regularlty need to hire a foreclosure cleanout business. And while cleaning and reparing a property is essential and usually included in the cleanout process, many businesses do not provide for hauling away old furniture, appliances, unwanted items and other debris that was left behind.
REOs, short sale and foreclosure transactions are complex and time-sensitive. Banks and Realtors often need cleaners on short notice and the clean out work needs to be completed with a strict turn-around time-frame. Oftentimes, foreclosed properties require a lot of work before they are even in selling condition.
3 Benefits of Using a Foreclosure Cleanout Business
- Reduce the loss of your own production time that is otherwise spent on debris clean up and “dump runs.”
As a real estate professional you could spend your valuable time cleaning a trashed property and and hauling it all off to the local dump, landfill or recycling center. Or you could spend your own time working on tasks that produce revenue.
- Minimize your overall clean up and disposal costs
It is significantly more cost effective to outsource that work to a competent and professional specialist, because every hour spent and every person engaged in clean up and disposal adds up.
- Eliminate the time and effort spent managing disposal and recycling logistics
Recycling is not only a good idea, but in many instances it is required. And with landfills disappearing, the acceptable options for proper disposal and recycling of residential debris can be problematic. Getting a satisfactory foreclosure cleanout is not just a simple matter of “throwing it away.”
What's the Foreclosure Activity Picture Today?
While the new numbers are a vast improvement over eight years ago, the overall number of properties still in some phase of foreclosure activity is vast. Here is a graphic snapshot of the U.S. market as of the beginning of Q4 of 2015:
Choosing the Right Firm for Reliable Foreclosure Cleanout and Junk Removal
Once you decide to outsource the trash removal function of your real estate deal, you need to decide which firm is the right one for the job. And while you can certainly find plenty of guys with trucks willing to do the job, choosing that alternative may end up costing you more than you hoped to save. This is why Junk King really is the firm of choice.
Junk King is the leading business to business junk removal service in North America and our real estate junk removal services take care of this cleanout process for you. It’s one big task off your to-do list and it’s a big step toward getting your property ready to sell or rent.
Speed, Reliability and Quality Service
We understand that as a real estate professional you need your homes to be pristine and you want to be able to list them as quickly as you can. We also understand that you appreciate hassle-free services and really can’t afford to have problems with a property. And your clients have enough to deal with when selling a home, so having the chore of junk removal handled by someone else is a huge bonus.
Junk King offers fast and friendly junk hauling with an emphasis on eco-friendly practices. We recycle or donate 60% or more of the junk we collect — including renovation debris, furniture and appliances, and even clothing and personal items. Real estate ventures can proudly call Junk King their green partner for real estate junk removal.
We are insured and offer post-escrow payment. Junk King handles junk removal services for real estate professionals across the U.S. and we are the highest rated service brand in the nation. You can depend on Junk King for speed, reliability and for the peace of mind that comes with getting your property ready fast.
Our team specializes in large waste removal and trash hauling. We can be on location in mere minutes, so call us today! Our crew is fully insured and well-trained, so you can trust them to get rid of your unwanted items in a professional and courteous fashion.
One of the best things about hiring Junk King is that we recycle a much of the material we pick-up. This is proof of our commitment to being an eco-friendly removal service. If you have questions about what we do or what we believe, give us a call at (707) 744-4254.