The High Road: ‘We have received several offers’

Take my offer, please! (Flickr photo by Kaptain Kobold)

Listing brokers and their clients like nothing more than receiving at least one offer.

Getting an acceptable offer can mean the end to open houses and diminishing anxieties about price, time on the market and that tired old kitchen.

Many brokers love to gin up the motivation of other prospective buyers by intoning the magic words, “We already have an offer.”  The hope, of course, is that providing the information will create buzz and generate even more offers, often better offers at or above the asking price with improved terms.

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