According to the National Association of Realtor’s most current Existing Home Sales Report, the housing inventory is at a 3.6-month supply. For the market to be considered healthy, it needs to
Three Tips For Writing A Great Offer
1- Make a Solid, Informed Offer: Understanding your price range will inform you of things like where to buy a house and what kind of offer you can make. Getting pre-approved can set your price-range and writing a letter to the seller shows your interest.
2- Act Fast: Demand is increasing while supply is decreasing so if you see a house you want, make an offer before someone else does!
3- Prepare to Negotiate: Even if your price range is set and stone, you can work under those parameters to make an offer that has cushion for negotiation. You could receive a counter offer, the inspection might add costs, and things go wrong so always leave room for negotiation.
Keep in mind that your agent can help you with these things; talking to a professional will help the process move quicker and more efficiently so call one today!
Julie Baldino is a seasoned veteran of the Pacific Northwest real estate industry, and has consistently been in the top 10% in sales for over a decade in 2 states. In order to accommodate a rapidly ex....