Is it possible to get an offer too quickly?

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02/19/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

I heard an interesting comment from a homeseller who said that the first offer he got on his home came too quickly. I thought a quick offer would be a good thing, but I learned that what he meant was that it was lower than his asking price and he thought that higher offers would be heading his way soon. So he rejected the offer. 

And he waited. ... and waited ... and waited. Several months later, he sold his home for a price even lower than that first offer.

His unfortunate experience includes two ideas that sellers should keep in mind:

  • An overpriced home will take a while to sell.
  • Early offers can be good offers ... perhaps even the best offers you'll get.

A Texas REALTOR® can help you price your property to attract buyers and maximize your selling price. He or she will discuss your time line and other goals to make sure you have the best opportunity to accomplish your objectives. Your REALTOR® will also discuss offers with you to weigh their merits, so you can make a decision you won't regret.

Categories: Sellers
Tags: sellers, selling

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