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Have Clipboard, Will Buy. Today's Experienced Buyers Made Wise Choices in Edwardsville
This holiday weekend I've spent both Saturday and Sunday working with a terrific couple who will be relocating to the Edwardsville, Illinois area very soon. They move fairly often and are familiar with the homebuying process.
We have been communicating via email and phone for a few weeks and they spent time diligently looking though the listing cart I set up for them in our MLS, selecting their favorite properties and asking good questions. As we set out to see the homes in person, they each readied their clipboards and prepared to evaluate the pros and cons along the way.
We saw about 10 properties the first day -- all located in the Edwardsville school district -- and while a couple of them would work, we decided to go through the MLS at the end of that very long day to see if anything else appealled to them.
The Saturday night search turned up about seven more homes, five of which we were able to get into today. Two of today's homes were good candidates and I wrote an offer for them on one of them this afternoon. While it was a bit like a forced march while we were running ... more
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