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Is selling fast a good thing?

Just some food for thought.

We seem to be interested in always selling fast.

Not just Real Estate, but other personal items.

But, is that the best option.

When selling fast are we accepting less than we cold possibly get?

That is a very personal decision.

A few years back when you got an offer on your home, you jumped on it.

But, today with the markets hotter you may want to consider taking a bit more time with offers.

 

BUT BE WARNED...A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH MANY IN A BUSH.

 

This is a very personal decision and it is one that could back fire so think hard before you drag your feet on any offer.

 

 

Comment balloon 9 commentsWilliam Feela • February 10 2016 07:31AM

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Hi there William, it's been awhle. I saw your face on another post and came by to see what's going on in your world. I also noticed, my follow button was not pushed. I do know I had been a subscriber - not sure how it unsubscribed, but I've fixed it now. Happy Wednesday. Debb

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) over 3 years ago

I have always been told that usually the first offer is the best offer and I've been in real estate since 1999.

Posted by Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia (Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia) over 3 years ago

Bill, when I run the comps and give it to my listing client and they list the house 2% above that. Then I get an offer for what I tell them it is worth and that my friend is not too quick but a job well done!

Posted by Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor (Carousel Realty of Dyer County) over 3 years ago

I am not advocating for every offer to be sat on for a long time...but I know many sellers over the last few years that were pushed into taking the offer that was under market price and on market for a very short time.  There is a danger that waiting could cause you to lose a good buyer, but I would work harder with the buyer to get the price up more and not be rushed especailly in this market. 

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 3 years ago

William

Is selling fast a good  thing? It depends on a persons objectives.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) over 3 years ago

If the offer is close to asking and it comes early be grateful and close.  There's a curse on rejecting that first offer and then the house sits idle for a long time.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 3 years ago

You make a good point and it is something to think about.    Like you said it is the sellers choice and should npt be shoved down the throat of the seller by a hungry agent

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 over 3 years ago

Depends on the deal, but selling fast is certainly very nice when it happens.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 3 years ago

Always a fan of ...A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH MANY IN A BUSH.

 

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 3 years ago

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