A Buyer In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

A Buyer In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

A ‘Buyer’ in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush

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A ‘Buyer’ in Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush | Keeping Current Matters

In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are listings for them to purchase, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court.

And they would be right when it comes to choosing which offer to accept, the closing date, or even which improvements the seller is willing to make to the home prior to selling.

One thing to remember though is that there is always a line that shouldn’t be crossed.

Interest rates could change, financing might not go through, the appraisal might not come back at the price that you have agreed to. These are all opportunities to work with your buyer to make sure that the sale still happens.

You may think that because buyer demand is high right now, that you could choose to make your buyer jump through hoops. But what happens if they reach their limit and need to walk away? You’re starting over… weeks, maybe months later… and other buyers may wonder what’s wrong with the house that the deal fell through.

The Golden Rule

We were all taught from a young age to “treat others as you would like to be treated”.This shouldn’t change once you have a buyer who seems as though they would do anything to buy your home.


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Dated: May 11th 2016
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About Kriste: I am a licensed Real Estate Agent in TN, and KY with Reliant Realty ERA Powered. I have over 18 yea...

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