How To Buy Your First Home - Step 7: Make an Offer

How To Buy Your First Home - Step 7: Make an Offer

You've found the home you want to make your own! So exciting! The next step is to prepare an offer to submit to the seller, which is technically called an Agreement of Purchase and Sale.

Let's discuss the details of an offer, whether you should include a financing and home inspection condition in your offer, the offer process, and how a bidding war could impact your offer.

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Sellers: Practice Your P-p-p-poker Face

Sellers: Practice Your P-p-p-poker Face

When I am representing a buyer, if at all possible, I prefer to present their offer in person to the sellers and the listing agent. Good old fashioned face-to-face interaction. Gotta love it! With the majority of offers being sent by fax/e-mail these days and the two parties never meeting, I think it’s refreshing when we all actually get to meet in person.

It may sound like I am just being warm and fuzzy, and I am. But aside from that, there is a motive for my preference to present offers in person.

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