Here’s an excerpt from our latest podcast episode about making offers.

With so much increased competition for homes, writing a winning offer can be difficult. Agents are getting creative in order to give their buyers an edge, but that can sometimes backfire. In today’s excerpt from our podcast, we discuss our tips and best practices to help buyers win in the current market.

Feel free to watch the full video, or use these timestamps to browse specific topics at your leisure:

0:00 — Introduction

0:25 — Where most agents start when writing offers and why it’s a mistake

2:30 — How we use our weekly huddle calls to find out what kind of offers are being made

4:00 — Why you can’t judge a buyer’s book by its cover

6:40 — A story of a buyer who we found out was unemployed

8:35 — How we sell our clients’ offers to listing agents

11:05 — The “trickle-down” philosophy that leads to bad loans

14:30 — Final thoughts

If you have any questions for us about making an offer, how to evaluate offers on your home, or real estate business in general, don’t hesitate to reach out via phone or email. We look forward to hearing from you soon.