Our company markets a lot of "Inventory properties" and in many cases the flexibility is a lot less than what is thought.
The process begins with the actual homeowner trying to sell the home themself for a period of time thru a Realtor who is acting on behalf of both a seller and a relocation company.
Prior to the beginning stages, the home is appraised for a possible buy-out by the seller's company. When the home does not sell then obviously their company purchases it. However, the home will have been on the market for 60-90 days and the the buy-out price is that of the appraisal, which was done when the home was originally put on the market by the seller. And in the current state of the market, more than its current value.
Therefore, signifying that the buyer (corp.) paid too much money and must try to recoupand ultimately giving the corp. little flexibility. Especially if they had just purchased it.
So therefore, timing is everything and if the home is on the market longer the corp will lower the price but that flexibility from the seller is still not there.
It also takes a fairly long time for that corp. to respond to an offer because of the layers it must go thru to get an answer. Those 2 weeks you are talking about matbe the time it takes to even get an answer.
It is quite an arduous task to but if it is the house you want make an offer and see where it gets you.
I would ask how long it has been on the market, what was the original asking price and if you can, find out what the originals sellers buy-out was. That info will help you immensely. Good luck.