Pittsburgh House Buyers

Our Company


West North Development was founded by Ben Gobel and Allison Brown. Ben and Allison are a husband and wife team of real estate investors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ben and Allison buy, fix, and rent real estate throughout the Pittsburgh area. They founded West North Development after buying their first investment property in 2012, on the Northside of Pittsburgh. They have been committed to investing in real estate (and Pittsburgh) ever since.

West North Development specializes in buying, rehabbing, and holding real estate. Unlike many other companies promising to “buy your house fast for cash,” West North Development is not looking to “flip” or “wholesale” your property. If at all possible, we want to buy it, fix it up, and keep it. This is what makes us different and what makes it possible for us to pay you the best price possible for your property - we are in it for the long term.

Ben and Allison are committed to Pittsburgh and buy-and-hold real estate investing. If you are looking to sell a house fast and easily, without all of the fees, contact us today.

In addition to working to rehabilitate properties and communities, we are also always looking for opportunities to partner with other local groups and organizations with a similar mission. Whether you have a house to sell, if you are looking to buy, or if you are simply interested in parenting with us on a project to help move Pittsburgh forward, contact us.


Get in touch

Looking to sell your house fast? Please click the link below and tell us a little about the property you are looking to sell. It only takes a couple of minutes and, in some cases, we can make you an offer without even seeing the property.

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Our Team

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Ben Gobel

Ben’s interest in real estate started when he was just a kid. Ben’s parents owned a rental property and he learned from a very early age how rewarding it is to help people by providing somewhere nice for them to live. Ben also started learning everything that goes into renovating a property from his parents.

Since that time, Ben’s interest in real estate has continued to grow. Ben and his wife, Allison, own multiple rental units of their own and they have personally renovated several properties “down to the studs and joists.”

If you are looking to sell a Pittsburgh house fast, without all of the hassles and fees, contact Ben today.