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dukefan 02-28-2006 07:47 PM

Writing seller a letter?
 
We think the seller of the house we are trying to get is being BS'ed around by his lawyer and/or agent. We thought it might be a good idea to write the seller a letter expressing our want. He will not budge on the price of the house one cent so far and has been for sale for almost 1 year.

Anyone done this before? Our agents aren't getting anywhere with this deal.

ccc 10-08-2006 01:24 PM

Some people are too hard headed. You can show them what is selling that is comparable to their property and they do not care. A real estate agent makes no money until the property sells.

glennjanie 10-09-2006 05:24 PM

Hello DukeFan:
It could be the seller has to pay off a high mortgage on the house and can't sell for less. Or a thousand other reasons. Have they not made you a counter-offer?
Being on the market for a year lets them know they won't get their asking price. A good professional Realtor should be able to advise you and/or the seller and bring the two of you together.
Glenn

ccc 10-09-2006 06:02 PM

True glennjanie, but some people are just difficult to deal with and you can't make them see the facts.


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