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Why Was My Offer to Purchase a House Rejected?

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You’ve spent weeks browsing listings, rode in a car for hours viewing the potentials, and placed an offer on “the one”…but it was rejected. How could this be? You certainly thought it through – or did you? Here are 10 possible reasons why your offer to purchase a house was rejected. 1. Your Offer Was Too Low This is the …

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Making an Offer on a Home in a Seller’s Market | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron gives 4 tips for making a strong offer on a home in a seller’s market. With inventory low nationwide, chances are good that you live in a seller’s market. Heed this advice and improve the likelihood of your offer being accepted. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like …

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Multiple-Offer Situation? Don’t Be THAT Home Buyer

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Low inventory at the peak of the buying season is creating multiple-offer situations throughout the Wilmington real estate market. We realize that this can make the whole experience extremely stressful and frustrating for buyers, especially when they’ve already lost out on one (or more) offers. Sometimes this leads to buyers trying extreme tactics. We’ve seen some doozies, and there is …

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How Long Does It Take for a Seller to Respond to My Offer? | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains how long home buyers can expect to wait when they make an offer on a home. In a time crunch? She also shares a strategic approach that buyers can use to get answer/counter quicker. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and YouTube …

Should I Make Repairs to My Home Before I Get an Offer?

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You’re preparing to put your home on the market or it’s already listed, and you’re trying to decide if you should make any repairs. If you’re like most sellers, you want to put in as little money as possible before selling the home, because your goal is to make money off the sale. That’s understandable. After all, you have other …

“How Much is the Home Under Contract For?”

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When a buyer finds out that a home is under contract, it’s a common knee-jerk reaction to ask, “How much is it under contract for?” But did you know there is certain information that Realtors are not allowed to share with those not party to the contract? One of those is the agreed upon contract price. If we represent the …

What does “Active Due Diligence” mean?

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While searching for Wilmington homes for sale, did you see the listing status “Active Due Diligence”? If you haven’t bought real estate in the past few years, you may not be familiar with the term. But it’s an important term to know, so we’re here to educate! If you see “Active Due Diligence”, that means the property has a contract …

8 Things to Expect and Not Expect in a Multiple-Offer Situation

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We’re frequently seeing multiple-offer situations in the Wilmington housing market due to the shrinking home inventory, so it’s important for buyers to know what to expect if they find themselves putting an offer in on a home that already has one. Buyers need to understand that it’s not the listing agent who decides how to handle a multiple-offer situation. Ultimately, …