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Real Estate of Mind: Making Your Best Offer

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Okay, you've got your heart set on that house down the street that's for sale. It's your dream home, but you're not the only one who is making an offer. What can you do to maximize the chances of your offer being accepted? Realtor Holly Turl from Coldwell Banker has the answers.

  • Make sure you are knowledgeable—understand the area, trends, what other properties have sold for, days on market, similar property prices, etc.  A good agent will help you gain this knowledge.
  • Have a letter that shows you're pre approved with a quality lender.  Because many deals can fall out due to financing, a seller will want to choose a buyer that has a good chance to make it to closing.
  • Make your offer personal.  Let the seller know a little bit about you so they can "see" you in their home.  Don't discount the power of an emotional connection.

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