Cape Cod Real Estate, Marie Souza


Deciding whether to accept a buyer's offer to purchase your house can be exceedingly difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you assess the pros and cons of a homebuying proposal and ensure you can make an informed decision.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you determine whether to accept an offer to buy your home.

1. Examine the Current Housing Market

The current housing market may play a role in your ability to stir up interest in your house. In addition, the real estate sector may impact whether you're able to receive multiple home offers at or above your residence's initial asking price.

To understand the present state of the housing market, you should look at the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. If houses are selling quickly, you may be operating in a seller's market. Or, if houses linger on the market for many weeks or months before they sell, you may be operating in a buyer's market.

Ultimately, a seller's market may lead to many offers on your house in the foreseeable future. If you receive an offer that fails to match your expectations when you're operating in this type of market, you may want to decline or counter the proposal in the hopes of receiving superior offers down the line.

On the other hand, it usually requires hard work and persistence to sell a house in a buyer's market. And if you receive a competitive homebuying proposal in a buyer's market, you may want to accept this offer.

2. Consider Your Home's Condition

The condition of your house may prove to be a critical factor as you debate whether to accept an offer. If you assess your house's condition closely, you may be better equipped than ever before to make the best-possible decision about a homebuying proposal.

If you feel a home offer is fair based on the current condition of your house, you may want to accept the proposal. Conversely, if you feel a buyer has submitted a "lowball" proposal based on your home's condition, you should not hesitate to reject or counter this offer.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to evaluating a homebuying proposal, it generally is a good idea to collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you weigh the advantages and disadvantages of accepting an offer and determine the best course of action.

Typically, a real estate agent will present a buyer's offer to you and offer recommendations about how to proceed with this proposal. As you assess all of your options regarding a homebuying proposal, a real estate agent will be able to respond to any concerns or questions that you may have too.

Ready to take the guesswork out of reviewing a homebuying proposal? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline the process of deciding whether to accept an offer to purchase your home.


 


72 Waters Edge , Barnstable, MA 02648

Marstons Mills

Single-Family

$1,094,000
Price

8
Total Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Expansive 12 room home on a beautiful 1.14 acre waterfront lot in 'Whistleberry Estates', a sought after neighborhood which winds through the beautiful cranberry bogs & provides access to Mystic Lake through Middle Pond. 3 levels of living with 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths, cathedraled entry foyer, hardwood floors, a sunken living room w/gas fireplace & french doors to the large waterview deck, family room w/gas fireplace & sliders to deck, spacious eat-in kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances & pantry + a formal dining room - all of these main living spaces offer waterviews. 1st floor office or den w/french doors, 1st floor bedroom & a waterview, large master suite w/private bath, gas fireplace & private deck overlooking the pond. The finished walkout features an entertainment
Open House
Sunday
February 10 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Privacy prevails!Amazing light & bright home with 3 levels of waterfront living! Full walkout for added living space!
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Location: 72 Waters Edge , Barnstable, MA 02648    Get Directions

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Single-Family

$1,094,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Swim, fish & kayak from your backyard! Expansive 12 room home on a beautiful 1.14 acre waterfront lot in 'Whistleberry Estates', a sought after neighborhood which winds through the beautiful cranberry bogs & provides access to Mystic Lake through Middle Pond. 3 levels of living, 4Beds, 3.5 baths, cathedraled entry foyer, hardwood floors, living room w/gas fireplace & french doors to the large waterview deck, family room w/gas fireplace & sliders to deck, spacious eat-in kitchen w/granite counters, stainless appliances & pantry + a formal dining room - all of these main living spaces offer waterviews. 1st floor office/den w/french doors, 1st floor bedroom & a large master suite w/private bath, gas fireplace & private deck overlooking the pond. Finished walkout w/an entertainment room, den/office, full bath w/laundry & multiple sliders leading out to the rear yard w/outdoor shower, porch swing & stairway to the private dock & beach. 2 car garage, gas heat & wrap around farmers porch!
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Just listed! 12 room home on the water!
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Location: 72 Waters Edge, Barnstable, MA 02648    Get Directions

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Location: 110 Grey Hawk Dr, Mashpee, MA 02649    Get Directions

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