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Jesse Lapham

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Don't Let Your Best Offer Slip Away

(Published on - 2/21/2023 2:37:13 PM)

Are you planning to sell your house? If so, you might have heard the saying that your first offer is usually your best offer. While this might not always be the case, there is some truth to it. In this blog post, we'll discuss why you shouldn't pass on a solid offer and how you can negotiate with the buyer to get a better deal.

When selling your house, the first offer you receive is often the most attractive one. It's the offer that comes in when your house is fresh on the market and potential buyers are eager to make an offer. Passing on this offer in the hopes of getting a better one can lead to wasted time and less profit in the end.

Of course, this doesn't mean you can't negotiate with the buyer to get them to increase their original offer. Here are some tips on how to do it:


  1. Understand your priorities: Before you start negotiating, it's essential to understand what your priorities are. Are you looking to sell quickly or get the highest possible price? Knowing what you want will help you make better decisions during the negotiation process.

  2. Know the market: Do some research on the local real estate market to see what other properties are selling for. This will give you a better idea of what a fair price is for your home.

  3. Stay firm but flexible: Don't be afraid to counteroffer, but make sure you're not being unreasonable. Be willing to compromise and find a middle ground that works for both parties.

Remember, when it comes to selling your house, time is money. Don't let a good offer slip away in the hopes of something better. Negotiate wisely, and you'll be able to get the best possible deal for your home.


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