Tell me about those "We buy your house quick" companies?

I want to sell my house ASAP, but I realize what the market is like. It's a spacious house and is very nice. I have no doubt it would sell extremely quickly in a good market, but not now. I keep seeing signs for those companies that will buy your house for cash immediately and blah blah blah. What's up with... show more I want to sell my house ASAP, but I realize what the market is like. It's a spacious house and is very nice. I have no doubt it would sell extremely quickly in a good market, but not now. I keep seeing signs for those companies that will buy your house for cash immediately and blah blah blah. What's up with that? Are they scams? My house is realistically worth about $325K in this bad market. Would they only pay me $240K? Is that the scam?
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