Market Update November 29, 2022

Make Your Offer Stand Out to Sellers


Here are four tips to help get your offer accepted in this market.

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Today I’m discussing how to make your offer stand out in a multiple-offer situation and have the seller’s agent want to work with your contract. It all starts with you picking the right real estate agent. There are plenty of strategies that come into play when buying a home, and a great agent will know how to use them to your benefit. Here are four tips to help get your offer accepted in today’s market:

1. Have your agent reach out to the listing agent. Your agent should try to build a relationship with the listing agent so that they can find out what’s going on with the seller. Our agents are excellent at communicating with listing agents and telling them why they’d want to work with you over all the other buyers that may be interested.

2. Have your financing secured. Ensure you have a lender that can get an expeditious appraisal (because we’re seeing some appraisal issues in the current market) and has a good appraisal pool.

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3. Come in with a fair offer.
 We need to find out how many offers are coming in for that property so that we can decide what price you should offer. Your agent should get the information you need to write a great offer for that seller. You don’t want to overpay if you don’t have to, but you still want your offer to win.

4. Keep your contract as clean as possible. Don’t ask for many stipulations; keeping an offer clean and simple is frequently the winning recipe. Can you make a non-contingent offer? If you need to sell your home before buying another one, it’ll be very difficult to get the seller to take your offer.

If you need to sell your home quickly before buying another one, we work with different institutional buyer companies who can leverage their cash, so you can make a non-contingent offer. We have multiple creative solutions to help you get into the right spot to get the home you love, possibly even without even having to put your current home on the market.

If you give us a call at 770-634-9710 and decide to work with us to buy a house, we’ll buy your home warranty for you. You don’t want to ask the sellers for a $600 home warranty in the present market, but we’ll make sure you’re covered. We would love to help you find the home of your dreams.