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Do You Need Any Guidance For Negotiating A Purchase Like 2205 Main Line Blvd?

For some people, here's the hope: there are no negotiations, forget about negotiating, and and you can instead focus on what you're going to do with your new property. Photo of 2205 Main Line Blvd And, sometimes it does come up. By all means, a number of sellers accept the first offer they get, and in Alexandria, Virginia in consideration of various rationale. Naturally, sellers are also known to reject offers because of rationale known only to them. Or make counteroffers. A counteroffer is very probable if your offer is conditional, or when the property is in great demand. If the seller counters, it's now the buyer client's turn to either accept, continue negotiations or move on to the next dwelling in 22301 in the City of Alexandria. When it's time to negotiate, as your proactive agent, I'll be standing ready and I want you to email me. I will be your spirit guide to real estate negotiations in 22301 in the City of Alexandria like 2205 Main Line Blvd, if you decide that it's best to dicker with the seller. By this I mean that I will use my experience and negotiating ability as we craft a series of offers and counter-offers to help get you the ideal deal on the home you really want. This is what I do every day. At the same time, you’re not just going to sit there. I’ll help you understand the negotiating ideas we will deploy. Those ideas will vary depending upon the home but in 22301 in the City of Alexandria here are some basics we often implement. In 22301, I'll talk about some ideas every shopper should know when negotiations start:
  1. Just walk away After lengthy negotiations, nobody wants to just walk away. But it’s important to keep in mind that your seller – and your gut – know what’s best for you when it comes to negotiating. If you have already made trade-offs and don’t want to make any more, and the seller won’t budge, you would be best to just walk away. Walking away from the negotiations that you’ve worked so long and hard on can be very difficult, but your agent can help you understand that there is a better deal out there. If your gut is telling you not to settle – just walk away. After your feelings of frustration pass, you’ll realize that you know how to negotiate and how to take control of the process, whether it means walking away from the next one also, or accepting the offer.
  2. Raise Your Price (But not too Much)

    Nobody wants to pay too much for a house, but to get the seller on your side, you may need to increase your offer, especially if you started out with a low offer. It’s going to be important to listen to your agent about how much to increase your offer by to make it more appealing to the seller. As your realtor, I’ll be able to use my powers of persuasion to make your offer look more enticing by using similarly priced “comps” in the area. These are homes that have sold that are comparable in terms of size and features. The situation will become stressful and may seem to escalate quickly. You might even feel like you need to do whatever it takes to win. Before you go too far, you’ll need to keep a few things in mind:
    • Your lender has pre-approved you for an amount that you must not exceed.
    • You have a budget, and you cannot exceed it.
    • As badly as you want a house, you need to ensure that your counteroffer is an amount you are comfortable spending. Otherwise you’ll spend all your money on the house and not have any money left over to live your life. And keep in mind, you’re not out of options yet.
  3. Pay for the Home Warranty Yourself Sellers will occasionally offer a prospective buyer a home warranty. This is a plan that, according to Angie’s List, costs around $300 to $600 and covers the repair of larger home appliances, such as the air conditioner and hot water heater, if they malfunction within a certain time period after purchasing the home. Usually the time period is one year. If you want the home warranty but feel that buying it yourself would ease negotiations, tell the seller they don’t need to cover it – then buy it yourself. Regardless of who buys the warranty, you will be responsible for paying the service fee, usually between $50 and $100, if something needs to be repaired while under warranty. You must remember that a home warranty is separate and different from homeowners insurance. Homeowners insurance covers your home’s structure and possessions in case of a fire, storm, flood, or other accident. If you take out a mortgage, homeowners insurance is required, and it can costs around $300 to $1,000 each year.
Julie Nesbitt
Julie Nesbitt sold another!
Are you interested in an enticing townhouse like 2205 Main Line Blvd in Alexandria, Virginia? Email me. 

3 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths

Home size: 2,471 sqft

Added: 06/05/21, Last Updated: 06/05/2021

Property Type: Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX260668

Subdivision: Potomac Yard


List Price: 1049000.00


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