What is the best strategy when making an offer?

What is the best strategy when making an offer?

Making an offer on a property is crucial for getting the best price. To make sure you get it right there are many approaches that you can put in place to avoid any problems.We spoke to Fine & Country agents to find out their view on what they thought the best strategies were when making an offer.Give all the information:Matthew Craker from Fine & Country Brookman’s Park said: “When making an offer it is important that any potential buyer offers as much information as possible and actually puts themselves in the shoes of the seller. It is essential to confirm your buying position e.g. are you a chain free buyer, are you dependent on selling a property and, if so, do you have a buyer on that property along with your agents details? How are you going to finance the purchase? Are you a cash buyer or part cash/part mortgage? Either way it is imperative to show proof of funds and/or confirmation from your lender that they have agreed to lend you a certain amount of money.“Some vendor...

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