With summer here and inventory of certain types and price ranges of homes down buyers are increasingly finding themselves competing for homes with other buyers.  Finding  yourself in a multiple offer situation is not uncommon but there are things you can do to give you the edge.

1.   Ask for your Coldwell Banker agent’s advise.  Your agent has guided many buyers through the offer maze and can offer invaluable information.

2.  Keep your offer as clean as possible.  Leave out all of the “little extras” and stay with the necessities.

3.  Put as much earnest money down as possible.  This will impress on the sellers that you are a serious dedicated buyer.

4.  Always come with a good solid letter of pre-qualification.

There are never any guarantees in any situation but by following some basic guidelines and with the help of your Coldwell Banker Properties North agent you can maximize your chances.