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We don't use buyer agreements. I can't say that we never will, but we haven't felt the need for them yet. That said, here's the situation:
A few years ago I had a set of buyers that was looking for a property in the country. They assured me that they knew exactly what they were looking for, and that they would be very easy to work with. Over the years I have learned that those who say they are going to be easy... usually aren't. :)
I showed them a home here and there for about six months. They really weren't in a big hurry. Then one day the perfect home came on the market. I called them and we saw it that afternoon.
They fell in love with it. We sat down at the dining room table to write the offer. I showed them comparables and recommended offering $180,000 on this $200,000 property. I figured we would come together around $190,000 or so, which would have been a great price.
The husband smiled at me. He leaned forward, winked at me, and said "Let's offer $100,000 and see what they say."
I laughed until I realized he was serious. Then I REALLY laughed. I reviewed the comparables again, reminded him the home JUST came on the market, showed him that most homes like that go for 96-100% of list price, and told him that writing an offer like this is a total waste of time for them, me, listing agent, and the sellers.
Then he dropped this bomb: "You are my agent so you HAVE to submit the offer I tell you tooffer. Let's write it up! I'm not paying more than $100,000 for it."
Realtors®: What would you do at this point?
General Public: What are your thoughts here? Have you heard this rule before?
Amanda and Jared Christiansen are award winning Realtors with Century 21 Bradley Realty in the Fort Wayne area.
Enough about us...
Tell us what you want your real estate experience to be, and we will do it YOUR way.
Buying? Tell us your wants and needs. Let us know how you envision your family living. Tell us what's important to you, and we'll find the community and home that fits what you are looking for.
Selling? Our job is to make you the most money possible in the shortest amount of time. We offer our sellers professional staging, professional photography, and more internet marketing than most. We will also put your home on our weekly television show Sunday mornings on ABC.
We are committed to giving you everything we have to offer. We are both full time agents and will work around your schedule. Do nights and weekends work better for you? NO PROBLEM. We are here to help you.
Amanda can be reached at 260-704-0843, and Jared can be reached at 260-704-0842.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.