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Do second showings lead to offers?

Do second showings lead to offers?

Sign #3: The buyer requests a second showing. And while a return visit is a sign of continued interest and could potentially lead to an offer, Lagrois says that in his experience, it usually only takes one showing to solicit an offer if a buyer is really excited about a home.

Why do estate agents not tell you other offers?

There’s no law, or Code of Practice term, that stops an estate agent from disclosing how much someone else has offered on a property. Estate agents work for the seller, not the buyer. They are unlikely to tell you the exact amount another buyer has offered if they think a guide amount will encourage you to offer more.

Does a seller have to disclose multiple offers?

Handling and Disclosing Multiple Offers Standard of Practice of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics states that the existence of offers should only be disclosed with the seller’s consent. The seller alone determines whether one or more of the prospective buyers will be informed that there are multiple offers.

How many times should you see a house before making an offer?

How many times to look at a house before buying? Ideally, four to six viewings should be sufficient. Attending two to three visits inside, with a realtor and/or appraiser, and another two to three visits scouting the house and neighborhood independently, from the outside, may be a good approach.

How long should I wait to expect an offer?

Short answer: One to three days He says that in the 2021 housing market, “Sellers are really trying to hold out for multiple offers and to use that to bid against each other.” If you’re in a hot market, it could take a few days to hear anything.

Can Realtor lie about other offers?

In conclusion, yes, real estate agents can lie about offers. However, it is more likely they are using vague “sales speak” or being upfront about a specific proposal. It is up to you to discover which, retain control over your purchasing and to act in your own best interests.

Can I make an offer on a house that already has an offer?

You can make an offer on a house that already has an offer, provided the executed contract has not been signed. You can also have an offer accepted in this situation, or ask the seller if they could put your on their back up list.

Can a Realtor tell you what other offers are?

A: With your written permission, the Realtor should be able to tell each purchaser about the other offer. Your Realtor is to be obedient as long as it is within the scope of the law.

Is no news good news when buying a house?

When it comes to mortgage lending, no news isn’t necessarily good news. Particularly in today’s economic climate, many lenders are struggling to meet closing deadlines, but don’t readily offer up that information. When they finally do, it’s often late in the process, which can put borrowers in real jeopardy.

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