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How Much Under List Price Can a Buyer Offer?

It is often a bit peculiar for a seller to receive an offer that is less than asking price within the first 24 hours on the market; yet, for some reason, buyers think it's a good idea. Leaves a person wondering why they have that idea. Is it because they do not want to buy a home? Is their agent misguiding them? 

There are agents who don't argue with their buyers because they want them to be friends. To trust them. So, their thinking is let the buyer make her own mistakes enough times and she'll figure it out. Problem with that approach is the buyer loses her first and maybe second choice of a home. You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: Sacramento Home Buyers Who Offer Less Than List Price.

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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.

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