Making an Offer

Preparing the Offer

When you view a home on the market that you really want, you can hardly wait to be handed the keys. In fact, you may worry that the property will somehow slip through your fingers. Don’t be. You’ve got an expert by your side. Carlo and team. His job, as your real estate agent, is to ensure you get that home – and at a fair and reasonable price.

The first step is preparing the Offer. This is the document he presents to the seller that basically states the price you’re offering, as well as any conditions such as a proposed closing date and if any personal items are being requested such as a stove, or a washer and dryer.

The price you go in with is critical. You want it to reflect the true market value of the property so the seller will take your offer seriously. On the other hand, you don’t want to go in too high and risk overpaying for the home.

Don’t worry. Carlo and team have sold over 1,000 homes and know how to prepare a winning offer and get you the property at the lowest possible price. In fact, Carlo will look after your interests throughout the entire process.

How the Process Works

When you decide to make an offer on a home, here’s what typically happens:

  • Carlo and team recommend a price that has the best chance of being accepted by the seller, without over-paying for the home.
  • Obviously, sellers prefer offers that have no conditions. However, we may suggest a condition, such as passing a professional home inspection, be included for your protection, so be prepared to talk about that.
  • Carlo and team will prepare the necessary documents and present your offer to the seller and his or her real estate agent.
  • If the offer isn’t accepted, or if the seller makes a counter-offer, Carlo and team work with the seller’s agent, skillfully negotiating on your behalf to make a deal.
  • Carlo and team will communicate with you throughout the entire process. You’re never in the dark when you work with them.
  • Once the seller agrees to a deal, Carlo and team help lead you through removal of any conditions and closing the deal. Then, the home is yours. Congratulations!

They realize that making an offer can seem like the nail-biting part of the process. It doesn’t have to be. That’s the advantage of selecting a real estate agent who, like Carlo… puts clients first. When you go after a property you really want, you can take comfort in knowing you have experts on your side… someone who knows how to get that home for you.

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