Thursday, September 14, 2017 / by David Mcduffee
1. Increase the earnest money deposit
This one is a personal favorite because the risk that our buyer will lose their earnest money is very low. We watch timelines like a hawk and ensure that our buyer never steps outside the agreed upon terms of the contract. This does, however, show the seller that you are very serious about the home.
2. Increase offer price
This seems intuitive, but the number one thing sellers care about is MONEY. Don't be afraid to offer above list, but be sure your realtor looks at comparable sales in the area to be sure it is justified. If you offer too much ...