Choose an agent to work with that you respect - and that has the experience and knowledge to guide you all the way along the way, including navigating successfully to close.
Good luck to you,
Unwaveirng Commitment to Service
Respectfully would like to know how you would feel if:
--You had your home for sale
--You got all excited because someone made you an offer
--You subsequently find out the buyer was writing paper all over town.
It happened to me.......I looked upon it Poorly with a capital "P".
If the same is true the other way, the purchase is contingent upon bank approval.
In other words, the offer isn't really accepted until the bank approves the deal. If you have a short sale addendum allowing the timeframes to begin AFTER bank approval, you'll still be within your rights to withdraw from the transaction according to contingency periods (as may be provided in your contract).
Typically the seller has 3 days to respond. If your a little uneasy about making multiple offers try making one on the first property, waiting 3 days then making the second offer if they don't respond. That way your following the normal offer protocol but maximizing your chances for acquiring a property.
It takes a lot of thought and strategy to get your offer accepted especially on the best properties especially if there are multiple offers, but there are many proven ways to do this.
I wuld recommend discussing this with your agent.
Hope this helps. if so can you give me a thumbs up
First Team Real Estate
I don't like doing that. That's like throwing spaghetti on a wall and waiting for something to stick.
That just wastes the listing agents time. Have your agent talk to the REO listing agent and see if your offer is competative.
As for a standard sale why don't you have the listing agent and your agent arrange a meeting with the homeowners and negotiate a sales price.
I know it's not like the good ol' days when real estate agents used to communicate in person or buy landline and tell the other where the highest and best was.
Jes Sierra, B.Sc.
Century 21 Beacside
Chino Hills, Ca
If this helps give me a thumbs up.