How to Prepare for The Purchase Offer on Your Kirtland Home for Sale this Spring

How to Prepare for The Purchase Offer on Your Kirtland Home For Sale this Spring



Kirtland Ohio

Once you get past the details of getting your Kirtland Home for sale ready to market and on the market it’s time to Prepare for the Purchase Offer on Your Kirtland Home for Sale this Spring.


I believe there are 3 Key Elements to Preparing for an Offer on the Kirtland Home for Sale.


The first key element is an open frame of mind.  Be ready for anything when it comes to purchase offers of your Kirtland Home for Sale.  Buyers are still looking for the ‘big deal’ and many times will throw out the ‘lowball’ offer to see if they can snatch a house for a steal.  Even when the house is priced right and in great condition a buyer will still make an offer lower than asking price. The key here is to remain calm and cool and to detach any emotions from the Kirtland Home for Sale.   Once the emotions are out of the way a homeowner can logically move forward to gain a meeting of the minds between buyer and seller and come to agreeable terms.


The second key element is to show your willingness to negotiate to the buyer.   We can include some key phrases when marketing the Kirtland Home for Sale that will encourage a buyer to make an offer.   Also, when an offer comes in on the Kirtland Home for Sale avoid a hard approach or drawing a line in the sand that can’t be crossed.    The objective is to get the home sold and keeping the lines of communication open is the best way to get that done.


The third key element is financing - your own finances and the buyers.  Knowing your own numbers and where you need to be before an offer comes in on your Kirtland Home for Sale will better prepare you for negotiating terms.  What is owed on your current mortgage?  Do you have any other liens against the house?  Do you have money to bring to the closing table if needed?  Do you need proceeds from the current sale to purchase another property?  These are the types of questions that we’ll need to address to prepare for the offer on the Kirtland home for sale.  Depending on the price range of the Kirtland home for sale the buyer may be a first time home buyer, which more times than not a first time home buyer will ask for closing cost assistance.   If the buyer is obtaining FHA or VA financing then there are definite costs with these types of financing and in today’s lending atmosphere there are many FHA and VA buyers in the Kirtland real estate market.

Preparing for the Purchase Offer on Your Kirtland Home for Sale this Spring is one of many steps in getting the house sold.   Approach the preparations with the end goal of getting your house sold in mind.

I am always available to answer any Kirtland Real Estate questions and to assist in getting your Kirtland home sold.

Call or Text me directly at 216) 956-7635


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Comment balloon 10 commentsChristine Pappas - REALTOR® • April 02 2012 03:04PM


Excellent advice Christine.  Anyone looking to sell in your area couldn't find anyone more professional, knowledgeable or with more integrity then you.

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) about 8 years ago

Great article for Kirtland OH home sellers, Christine.

Posted by Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents (3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.) about 8 years ago

Christine, you are definitely the Kirtland real estate agent to use, especially when selling a Kirtland home.

Posted by Tammie White, Broker, Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Franklin Homes Realty LLC) about 8 years ago

Hi Christine,

Great tips. I especially agree with you about keeping your emotions detached during a sale. Sometimes people make rash decisions or refuse to negotiate when they're too emotionally invested in a sale. Keep up the good work as a top Willoughby OH short sale agent.

Posted by Bas Panch (SCV Home Buyer) about 8 years ago

Christine - thank you for sharing such great key elements when considering making an offer.  You are certainly the go to Kirtland OH real estate agent who is experienced in all phases of a real estate transaction.

P.S. great profile pic :)

Posted by Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale (Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.) about 8 years ago

Thank you Rodger for the kind words!  I truly appreciate it!


Oh Valerie that is too funny - on vacation!  It's amazing what a pro can do!  I asked the photographer if he could follow me around every day!   LOL  I love the magic eraser :)


Thank You Loreena!   ;)  


Thanks for the support Tammie!


I will Bas!  Thanks!


Thanks Petra for the compliment :)  I appreciate it!

Posted by Christine Pappas - REALTOR®, eXp Realty - Because Experience Matters (eXp Realty) about 8 years ago

Hi Christine! 

Really good advice.You're very good on what you do always.Stay on top Christine as the best Willoughby OH short sale agent.Best of luck and more more success and more blog to come.

Posted by Kim & Kristine Halverson, Sisters, Realtors (Compass) about 8 years ago

Thanks Kim & Kristine - Striving to be the best Real Estate Agent I know :)

Posted by Christine Pappas - REALTOR®, eXp Realty - Because Experience Matters (eXp Realty) about 8 years ago

Christine, great advice from a top Willoughby OH short sale agent. I agree with what you said about being willing to negotiate. I look forward to reading more blogs from you!

Posted by Stephanie Anson, Estates | Homes | Land | Investments (Secure Investments Realty) about 8 years ago

This is a definitely a helpful advice Christine.Good work here.I think its also important for the client to have an open mind towards negotiating with the price.I wish you more success and continue being a great Willoughby OH Short Sale Agent. 

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) almost 8 years ago

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