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Why is the Buyer Unhappy With a Low Appraisal?

No matter how many times I say it, still a bit astounding when people exhibit narcissistic behavior, as though the world completely revolves around them. I want to fall back on logic and believe they will eventually see the other side or at least one other way of looking at the situation, but no. Sadly mistaken. Too wound up in their own existence. To some extent, aren't we all?

After soothing over sellers' expectations over a low appraisal, I was also prepared for the buyer to be unhappy about the low appraisal. Never met the buyer, and I know nothing about the buyer except it's a lowballer buyer. Which I guess is all I need to know. Because if the buyer can't lowball, the buyer is not all that interested. Believe it or not. It was the case of a buyer crying the appraisal is too low. You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: Why Appraisals Rarely Exceed the Sales Price in Sacramento.

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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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