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10 ways to get YOUR offer accepted

๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐‘ ๐จ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐œ๐œ๐ž๐ฉ๐ญ๐ž๐ (๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’ ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Ž๐’๐’”๐’• ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’†๐’•๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’ ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’• TEXAS ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“ ๐’”๐’†๐’†๐’!!)

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1. Be the first to ๐Ÿ†…๐Ÿ…ธ๐Ÿ…ด๐Ÿ†† a home and put in an offer (๐’…๐’๐’โ€™๐’• ๐’˜๐’‚๐’Š๐’• ๐’‹๐’–๐’”๐’• ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’„๐’‚๐’–๐’”๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’†๐’๐’๐’†๐’“ ๐’Š๐’” ๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‚๐’Œ๐’† ๐’๐’‡๐’‡๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’‚ ๐’‡๐’†๐’˜ ๐’…๐’‚๐’š๐’”).โฃ

2. Offer above asking and/or include an escalation clause (๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’’๐’–๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’๐’ ๐’‰๐’๐’˜ ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’” ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’Œ๐’”--๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’–๐’” ๐’‚Call).โฃ

3. Be open to an appraisal gap (๐’๐’“ ๐’˜๐’‚๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’“๐’‚๐’Š๐’”๐’‚๐’).โฃ

4. Beef up your earnest money (๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’Ž๐’๐’๐’†๐’š-๐’˜๐’‰๐’Š๐’„๐’‰ ๐’Š๐’” ๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’…๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•-๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’†๐’๐’๐’†๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’Ž๐’๐’“๐’† ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’–๐’”).โฃ

5. Get pre-approved by a local lender.โฃ

6. Offer to pay the seller's moving expenses.โฃ

7. Defer closing terms and timeline 100% to sellers.โฃ

8. Waive the inspection contingency (๐‘ฐ ๐’…๐’ ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’Œ ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’” ๐’Š๐’” ๐’‚ ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’… ๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’‚, ๐’‰๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“ ๐‘ฐ ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’Œ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’–๐’• ๐’‚ ๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“ ๐’๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’๐’–๐’๐’• ๐’๐’‡ ๐’Ž๐’๐’๐’†๐’š ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’˜๐’Š๐’๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’š ๐’•๐’๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’“๐’†๐’‘๐’‚๐’Š๐’“๐’”)โฃ

9. Eliminate financing contingencies.โฃ

10. Gather a large(r) down payment or pay cash if you can.โฃ

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An agent can help you ๐Ÿ…ผ๐Ÿ…ธ๐Ÿ†‡ and ๐Ÿ…ผ๐Ÿ†ƒ๐Ÿ…ฒ๐Ÿ…ท any or all of these to present sellers your best and final offer right from the beginning. ๐ˆ๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐š๐ซ๐ค๐ž๐ญโ€”it just takes a little creativity and a savvy agent!โฃ

Michelle Heiser

Trestle Real Estate

940.390.9312

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