Linda, great question. This tells me that you are a savvy seller. It is important to understand what the absorption rate is when you are ready to put your home on the Market. Knowing the facts you can than strategically price your home to get the most money at the fastest rate. Good Luck and much success!... more
If you have received, agreed on all terms and signed at the bottom line, the first buyer is your buyer unless something falls through during the inspection period.
You can take the second buyer as your back up offer.
A binding contract is a binding contract and you can't change your mind just because a better one comes along, just like you don't want your buyer to drop your house and make offer on another house just because it's cheaper.
Also, until everything is said and done, you really don't know if the second buyer is truly the better buyer - there still are a lot of negotiations and steps to be completed between now and close of escrow.