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How Much Should I Offer On A Mountain View Condo With Multiple Offers
Anyone trying to buy a condo in Mountain View right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Mountain View condos sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 30% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision about how much to offer to have the winning bid in a Mountain View condo multiple offer situation and not overpay? The good news is that as you can see from the above chart prices are not going as far over list price as earlier in the year, but it is still a challenge.
The answer is not simple, and sometimes it is not a question of price, but terms, like contingencies, length of escrow, length of rent back, etc.
But for right now, let's just discuss price. Here are some things to keep in mind when you make an offer on a Mountain View condo in a multiple offer situation,
1. In my opinion the most important thing is, how much is this condo worth to you? In other words, what price would you offer so that if it sold for $1000 more you would not be ... more
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