From the Desk of the Fairy Housemother
IF YOU AREN’T AN INVESTOR, DON'T BID LIKE ONE
When you make a decision to buy a house,…that you plan to make your Home, you put a lot of thought and energy into finding just the right one.
You invest time, getting a preapproval from your lender. You invest time in visiting the homes in your price range. You often make an investment of heart when it is your First Home or a place where your growing family can call Home.
So, when you find that Perfect Home, the one you can see yourself living in……please don’t bid like an investor.
Investors are not looking for fair market value; they are looking for a deal. And if one house doesn’t work out, they’ll move on to another. They are not looking for a “Home”, they are looking for a house…maybe to flip, maybe to use as a rental, but
there is little emotion attached.
If you find your Perfect house and it is priced right, listen to your Realtor and make a fair offer. The days of stealing a nice house are over.
Do yourself a favor and skip the lowball, someone else may scoop that perfect house up while you are trying to come up with your next offer.