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5 Negotiation Tactics Sure to Doom a Home Offer

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Are you house hunting? When it’s time to negotiate the home offer, some buyers think they’re playing hardball, but in reality, they’re just setting up their offer to be rejected. Below are 5 negotiation tactics that are doomed to fail. Keep them in mind when it comes time to make your offer. 1. Lowballing A buyer’s first instinct may be …

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House Hunting: How to Know You’ve Found “The One”

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We’ve worked with a lot of Wilmington home buyers over the past 23 years (has it really been that long?). We’ve seen people instantly know that the home they’re looking at is “the one” and others who have gone back for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th showings before deciding to submit an offer. Some buyers have even openly succumbed to praying …

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Have an Agent? We can’t get involved.

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As Realtors, we are often approached by the public to answer questions about properties and real estate practice. Straight up, that’s our job. But did you know there are times when we can’t answer? It’s not that we don’t know the answer, but that we are obligated not to. One of those times is when the person asking already has …

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What Can Google Search Reveal About Home Buyers?

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If we looked at the Google searches conducted over the past few years, what would they reveal about home buyers and the future of the real estate market? Chase wondered the same thing. They partnered with Google to see what‘s top of mind for buyers and shared it in an interesting report. Here are the main takeaways: Affordability is a …