You do not have any agreement with the Seller. They (the agent)has to submit your offer and if they have to take less in order for the sale to take place do you think the seller cares? Of course not.
You're in a "going out of business sale" and everything is on the table. I want the lowest price possible and I want my concessions.
5. Never, ever Marco Reus Germany Jersey , think that the listing Agent is your friend. Get your own Buyer's agent and find your own pitbull.
Make sure you are on the same page and that your Samurai Warrior Buyer's agent understands you are not looking to take any prisoners.
Hopefully you never have to experience divorce in your lifetime, but if you do, would you want the lawyer who acquiesces to your scorned spouse's every demand or one who is ready to go toe-to-toe protecting your best interests.
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6. Is This is my highest and best offer?
I love it when I get this call asking me this stupid question.
No, I wasted my time sending you an offer that I really was not serious about. I just wanted to dance with you and waste my time going back and forth on. Highest and best offer?
No it's my only offer and it expires in 24 hours!
Don't play this silly game. Houses are not selling.
Sellers and listing agents are desperate. It's not like they are getting a bunch of offers. In fact yours may be the ONLY offer they have received.
Don't try to influence me into thinking there is some form of bidding war going on. You have my offer. If there is another offer then take it!
Don't accept counteroffers. Don't even entertain them. Unless it involves minor points like closing date, after all Manuel Neuer Germany Jersey , we're not completely unreasonable.
However if the listing agent or seller persists in trying to negotiate, withdraw your offer completely.
Wait a couple of hours and resubmit an even lower offer. Let them know that each time they counter you are going to lower your offer. Send them a message and let them know that you intend on buying a property at the price YOU are willing to pay. End of story.
Obviously, these techniques require a great deal of intestinal fortitude. Imposing your will upon someone is not easy. It's extremely profitable Lukas Podolski Germany Jersey , but it is by no means easy.
You also will not get many of your offers accepted, however you will get some accepted and when you do get them accepted it will be on your terms and at your price.
This market is still heading south. You must have that in mind when making your offers. You do not want to buy at a price today and then find out 6 months from now that you're your purchase has been further devalued because of the continual decline in the market.
Expect the future decline, build it into your offer Kevin Volland Germany Jersey , along with the equity spread you desire and make your offer accordingly.
No one can tell you how far down the market is going. You just need to know it is and build a safety cushion into your offer.
Most sellers know the market is declining and every agent should know the indicators as well. All you have to do is check the history of the listing.
I have made offers on properties that the agent and seller considered low ball offers at the time. 6 months later they called back and asked if the offer was still good. I laugh when I get those calls. I simply ask are you kidding.
That was the price 6 months ago...I re-assess and submit another offer, which in this market is far less than the offer they received months ago.
Am I glad they never took my original offer!
I have learned and I impart that knowledge upon you.