Q: Which Key Tips Will Make You a Stronger Buyer?
To win the home you want in our seller’s market, here are the tips you must remember.
How do you get your offer accepted after you’ve finally found your dream home? Due to a lack of inventory and an influx of buyers these past few months, many buyers are having a hard time just finding a home, let alone getting their offer accepted. We’re definitely in a seller’s market, which means there aren’t enough homes to meet the buyer demand. Luckily, I have some key tips to share that will help you close on the home you want.
Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video. Feel free to watch it in its entirety or use these timestamps to browse specific points at your leisure:
0:57—No. 1: Work with a competent, experienced, well-respected Realtor (same goes for your lender)
2:06—No. 2: Make a strong, clean offer
2:50—No. 3: Let the seller choose the closing date, and make a strong deposit
3:04—No. 4: Write a personal letter to the seller (try including a family photo)
3:39—No. 5: Waive the appraisal contingency
4:17—No. 6: Be creative (e.g., waive the inspection contingency or include an escalation clause)
5:42—Wrapping things up
As always, if you have questions about this or any real estate topic, don’t hesitate to reach out to me. I’m happy to help.