in a Tight Market
your chances of getting your dream house instead
of losing it to another buyer, with these easy
pre-qualified for a mortgage. Youíll be able
to make a firm commitment to buy and make your
offer more desirable to the seller.
We recommend Ray Reinhardt at
Centennial Mortgage and Funding.
He can be reached at 952-577 1197.
in close touch with your agent at Alfred
to find out first about new listings that come
on the market. And be ready to go see a house
as soon as it goes on the market.
out new listings yourself. Explore whatís
available on the Internet through
AlfredMitchell.com and drive by the
neighborhood frequently. Maybe youíll see a
brand-new ďFor SaleĒ sign before anyone
ready to make a decision. Spend lots of time
in advance deciding what you must have so you
wonít be unsure when you have the chance to
make an offer.
competitively. You may not want to start out
offering the absolute highest price you can
afford, but donít try to go too low to get a
deal. In a tight market, youíll lose out.
contingencies to a minimum. Restrictions such
as needing to sell your home before you move
or wanting to delay the closing until a
certain date can make your offer unappealing.
In a tight market, youíll probably be able
to sell your house rapidly. Or talk to your
lender about getting a bridge loan to cover
both mortgages for a short period.
get caught in a buying frenzy. Just because
thereís competition doesnít mean you
should just buy anything. And even though you
want to make your offer attractive, donít
neglect inspections that help ensure that your
house is sound.