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Conventions For Negotiating A Detached Home Purchase In 22309

Oftentimes, this is the expectation: your offer is accepted as-is, you don’t need to negotiate, and and you can ponder your options with your new place.
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And it might come up. By all means, collected property sellers accept any offer presented, and in Alexandria in consideration of various rationale. On the other hand, home sellers are also known to reject offers for various rationale. Or make counteroffers. A counteroffer is especially certain if your offer contains conditions, or when the property is in great demand. If you do receive a counteroffer, it’s up to you to decide whether you want to accept the new contract, negotiate the terms, or walk away. In cases like these, as your real estate adviser, I'll be standing ready and I want you to contact me. I will be your spirit guide to real estate negotiations like 4413 Neptune Dr, if you choose to squabble with the seller. By this I mean that I will use my experience and negotiating talents as we craft a series of offers and counter-offers to help get you the right deal on the property you really want. I have done this many times, and I can do it for you. When negotiations are on-going, it won't be all me though. I’ll help you understand the negotiating rules we will deploy. Those tips will vary depending upon the residence but in Fairfax County here are some basics we come back to time and time again. In Fairfax County, let's discuss ideas every home buyer should know before negotiations commence:
  1. If you respond within 24 hours to a counteroffer, you are ensuring that you are not making room for another prospective buyer to make an offer on the same property. If you do not respond within 24 hours, the seller may sense reticence and this may cause them to withdraw the counteroffer before you respond to it.
  2. Don’t ask for so many Concessions When buying a home, the buyer has to cover many costs besides just the cost of the home or mortgage. These include paying closing costs for taxes, lender’s fees, and title company fees. Although closing costs will vary by location, you can expect to pay between 1% and 3% of the home’s selling price. The seller will pay an additional 1% to 3%. Using our site’s closing cost calculator can help you get an estimate of what you can expect your closing costs to be. When you make an offer on a home, you can ask the seller for concessions, which may include a settlement paid in cash to help cover some of your share of the closing costs. Asking for concessions can’t hurt, but it may not be feasible if you’re up against several offers. If the seller gives you concessions, their net proceeds will ultimately be lower. The seller may make a counteroffer that removes the requested concessions, but this will put money back in the seller’s pocket and can improve your bid.
  3. Raise Your Price (But be Reasonable)

    While you don’t want to overpay for a house, you may have to offer more money, especially if your first offer was a lowball offer. Listen to your agent’s advice about how much to increase your offer by to make it more enticing to the seller. As your realtor, I will be able to make your counteroffer look even more appealing by bringing attention to the prices of other homes in the area of similar size and with similar features. Although the situation may seem to be escalating quickly and will get stressful, you need to make sure you don’t make any impulsive decisions. In order to make sure you don’t go overboard, we will keep a few things in mind:
    • No matter what, you won’t be able to exceed the amount your mortgage company pre-approved you for.
    • You should not overextend your budget.
    • You want to keep your counteroffer reasonable so that you can enjoy your new home but also keep living your life. Besides, you aren’t out of options yet.
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4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths

Home size: 2,294 sqft

Added: 04/29/21, Last Updated: 04/29/2021

Property Type: Detached Home for Sale

MLS Number: VAFX1195996

Subdivision: Yacht Haven Estates

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List Price: 789000.00

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