When you’re looking for the perfect home for sale in Owings Mills, Ellicott City or another community, you want to be able to purchase one – and that requires the seller to accept your offer when you end up making one.
Sometimes sellers like to receive letters with offers – but should you write one? Here’s what you need to know.

Should You Write a Letter With Your Offer on the Home You Want to Buy?

If you’re like most people, you want your offer to blow the seller away. You want the seller to say, “Yes! This is the one we’re accepting!” so you can move on and buy the home. Your REALTOR(R) might suggest that you go ahead and write a letter to the seller – and if you do, here’s what it needs to include:

  • The way you feel about the home
  • Praise for something the sellers did
  • An offer to sweeten the deal

Sellers like to hear that their homes are going to people who will care about them – at least, in the vast majority of cases, they do.

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If there’s something the sellers did, like add a deck, make sure you point out what a wonderful addition it is and how much you’ll enjoy it.
Finally, if there’s something you can do to make your offer more attractive, like offer to close on the seller’s timeline or pay cash for the home, add that to your letter.

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