Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Area Realtor, provides advice to current buyers finding themselves in competition with other buyers.
Currently, the Sacramento area real estate market is experiencing a slight shortage of homes available for sale. That means some homes are receiving multiple offers. Buyers are having to compete with eachother in certain areas.
here's some tips to make your offer stand out and get accepted:
1 - Financing Type Matters
2 - Work with a lender that can close fast
3 - Shorten your contingency periods
4 - Increase your initial deposit amount
5 - Write a "clean" offer
6 - Find out what is important to the sellers.