The Character of Your Home Buyer

“Character is like a tree and reputation is like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” — Abraham Lincoln In a time bursting with information and technology like social media and Google, it is easy to become distracted so that we confuse

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Why Sell To An Investor Company

So, it’s time to sell your house…. The process begins! You seek out and find a real estate agent. From there you spend your time, money, and sweat fixing it up, get it listed, and have a parade of people through your house hoping to get an offer. Or do

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The 3 Types of Professional Home Buyers

  During the process of choosing the right investor for your property, it is imperative to understand what type of investor he or she is. Is the investor a ‘fix and flip’ kind? A ‘buy and hold’ kind? Are they planning on being the ‘end buyer’ at all thus garnering

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3 Qualities of an Honest Home Buyer in Austin

Selling your home to an investor should be a smooth and relatively simple experience. You should not have to spend weeks fraught with the emotion and stress of whether the transaction is going to close or if you made the right decision. After all, that is why you would choose

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Podcast with House Flipping HQ

I Buy Austin Houses and House Flipping HQ team up for a great podcast on the Austin, TX market. Click on the picture to check it out! Recently, we were approached by Justin Williams of House Flipping HQ, a website for training and inspiring real estate professionals. Justin had heard

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Don’t Get Ripped Off By Cash Home Buyers

Ok, so you’ve done your homework, gotten three different investors to come over and take a look at your property, and all three have submitted a cash offer to you. Now what? How do you know which one to choose? Right now you might be saying, “Well the one that

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4 Quick Tips For Choosing A Cash Buyer For Your Home

By this time, everyone and their mother has seen the billboards and bandit signs for “Sell Your Home Fast” and “We Buy Houses”. Perhaps most people don’t give it a lot of thought until they find themselves in a situation where they have a property that they need to sell

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Stormy Seas? Need To Sell A Home Fast Austin?

Stormy Seas… Need to Sell a Home Fast Austin? Finding oneself in the category of a ‘distressed homeowner’ can be unsettling and, let’s face it, downright depressing. It’s a journey that one doesn’t get to overnight. Usually it starts with the loss of a job, curtail of income, an illness,

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Avoid These Mistakes To Sell Your Home Fast

These Mistakes Will Cost You Thousands When You Sell Your Austin Home Fast Selling your home is one of the most difficult ventures you will undertake.? A few common mistakes can make it one of the most painful as well.? If you are considering selling your house now, make sure

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5 Costly Home Repairs and How to Identify Them

5 Costly Home Repairs and How to Identify Them During the home search process, first time homebuyers and real estate investors should keep an observant eye out for the signs of potentially costly home repairs. In fact, one of the following expensive home repairs can make the difference between a

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3 Things to Ask Your Custom Home Builder

For Austin homebuyers, building a completely new home tailored to your liking and your needs sounds ideal. However, you need to take precautions and be careful with which home builder you choose. Realty Austin takes us through 3 things that every homebuyer should ask their custom home builder before they even break ground. Read the full article!

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Why Austin Real Estate Is Great For Investors

Austin Real Estate… Great For Investors?? With beautiful scenery, a booming business climate, a comparatively low cost of living and more, Austin is certainly a great place to live and recently, the world has taken notice. Numerous media outlets have included Austin in their various top 10 lists. Whether it?s

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Green Real Estate Investing in 2012 and Beyond

This guest post from Matt, from In the Now Investments and Greenhabbing 101, provides some great information about green real estate investing. Greening your properties and/or your flips is becoming more and more important, especially in the Austin real estate investment market. Read on for Matt?s take on why greening

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Real Estate Investor Ethics – Do What Is Right!

Do Austin Home Buyers Operate with Ethics and Morals? A friend and fellow investor relayed a sad experience to me today; he was working directly with another investor to buy an Austin investment property wholesale. ?Wholesale real estate investing is a very common transaction between two investors and a great

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Keeping your Home Clutter-free

This guest post from Matt at SpareFoot, the storage unit marketplace, provides some great tips about how to keep your home free of clutter which will allow you to live more comfortably and could help you when it comes time to sell your home or move. Removing clutter and any

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Staging Your Home – The Facts

The Facts About Staging Your Austin Home. Do you want to sell your home or rental property? If so, then?it is important to understand the power of staging. Let me re-phrase that: Do you want to sell your home quickly? Then you need to be a little proactive concerning the

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Austin?s Best Valentine?s Day Date Spots

Guest post from the?Austin homes experts at Realty Austin. Love is in the air, and Valentine?s Day is just around the corner. Have you made reservations yet? Not to worry!? Your city guides at Realty Austin are here to ensure you?re in the know about the best local restaurants for

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Selling Your Home – First Impressions

Austin Home Buyers, First Impressions Matter! As potential home buyers pull into your neighborhood, they are looking around to see what they can see and feel what they can feel.? They are looking for the good and the bad and they are already beginning to make a decision concerning your

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We buy homes in Austin TX

local austin family owned company

We are the Grote family and we buy houses in the greater Austin, Texas area. Please enter your property address below, and we’ll get started working on an offer right away!


Why the Grote Family?

Austin-Local & Family Owned

The I Buy Austin Houses family lives and works here in Austin. We care about our city and we care about you!

13 Years of Experience

Experience with many unique real estate situations has made the I buy Austin Houses team truly a professional home buyer

High-Level Ethical Service

We aim for excellence in serving you and hold the highest level of ethics in all of our dealings


Why sell to us?

fast & timely sale

Need control over how quickly your house sells?

no real estate agents

Not interested in going through the arduous process?

inherited a house

Probated home or no will, we can help!

house in poor condition

Too much work needed to put on the open market?

financial pressure

Need your home's equity to get back on top financially?

divorce or relocation

Big life events need simple solutions, we understand!

unwanted rental property

Tired of land-lording? Vacant or occupied, we buy!

foreclosure danger

Behind on mortgage payments? Time is of the essence, call us!

lease back or transition assistance

Need money from sale of house BEFORE you move?

Customer Reviews and Testimonials

Educate Yourself

Why sell to an investor company?

As experienced and professional Austin home buyers, we understand the purchasing process and can streamline the transaction.

The character of your home buyer

No matter what condition your home is in, we will make you an offer within 24 hours so you can sell your home fast.

3 types of professional home buyers

We buy Austin area homes on a monthly basis and are familiar with fast purchases and quick closings.


Honest, caring, & responsive professional home buyer in the Austin area.

We understand that selling your home can be stressful and all-consuming. Our Austin-local and family-owned company exists to help homeowners, landlords, & heirs sell their houses quickly and simply. You can sell your house to us and stop worrying about the lengthy and difficult home-selling process through real estate agency. Whether you are a homeowner in a time-sensitive situation or a landlord that is ready to exit the rental business, we are experienced, knowledgeable, and financially able to help. We buy houses in most any condition so don?t hesitate to contact us about your property today.

Call us now if you are looking for a home buyer that is honest, caring, responsive, communicates well, and does what he says he will do. We will handle your unique situation with great care and concern and will respect your privacy. throughout the entire home selling process. I Buy Austin Houses upholds the highest standard of ethics in every transaction and you are guaranteed full disclosure in every aspect of the sale. If you are looking for someone to work ?under the table? or unethically, DO NOT bother contacting us!

People who are looking to sell their home fast, often have a house in need of many repairs. There is no house too unsightly, too out-dated, or with too many necessary repairs, such as a bad foundation, for us to buy today. We buy houses in a wide variety of conditions from excellent to poor and would like to make you an offer on your property. We buy homes in Austin and in the greater Austin area.

Podcast Education from the Grotes

House Flipping HQ Podcast

As experienced and professional Austin home buyers, we understand the purchasing process and can streamline the transaction.

"Ask The Experts" Radio Show

No matter what condition your home is in, we will make you an offer within 24 hours so you can sell your home fast.

"Bigger Pockets" Podcast

We buy Austin area homes on a monthly basis and are familiar with fast purchases and quick closings.

Trusted Home Buyers

We will help you get the cash you need.