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By Walter Guinn | Both Buyer and Seller in New York, NY

What to Ask to Listing Agent during Open House

If you are attending an open house event for Sugar Land homes for sale, you need to make sure that you ask the right questions about the house to the owner or to the listing agent facilitating the event. Once you know more information about a house, it will be easier for you to pick the best Sugar Land real estate property to invest in.

Ask how long has the property been on the market. You have to determine if the house is in the market for quite some days or has it still been in the inventory for several months or years now. If the property is in the market for so long, then perhaps, there is something wrong with the property or in the neighborhood that makes it difficult to sell the house.

You also have to ask the seller about the demands and offers received by the house. Are there offers made before? If yes, why did the seller rejected them? Are they too low compared with the listing price of the property? Getting low offers is usually the major reason why sellers do not accept the purchase offers of interested buyers.

Another question to ask is the reason why the property is for sale. It will be a great advantage for you to know the real reason behind putting the property on sale, although these kinds of information are not really disclosed to homebuyers. You will be in a better position to negotiate the property with your purchase price if you know why the owner is selling the property. Talk to the people in the neighborhood, they might give you relevant information about the for-sale properties.


Walter Guinn is a real estate professional with competent skills in online marketing. To see quality listings for Sugar Land homes for sale and Sugar Land real estate, visit our website.

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