It really comes down to whether they seller is ready to deal or not. Many times the seller will reduce the list price and then if you submit an offer shortly after they do they will wait and see what kid of action they get from the price reduction before they will accept and offer the is more the 10% below the list price. If you have a realtor working with you he can do some homework to get a better idea of what they are looking for. Also if you are placing bids as an investor during the first look period you are wasting your time. Feel free to contact me with any other questions.
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Your better off looking for preservation companies and general contractors who are approved to work for banks. Asset management companies are rarely going to deal with you on the local level. It's too time consuming for them. They want 1 contact and that contact will handle a region of the United States. That contact will deal with the pain of finding all of the local contractors, vendors to do the work. You want to find that 1 contact they deal with and get approved to work with them.
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Consider visiting local realty offices and let them know about your company and the services offered, possibly leave some flyers behind--some of the larger offices do have regular staff meetings, consider asking the broker owner and or office manger if you can speak for a few minutes at one of those meetings, etc.... more