If you decide to make an offer for a home you like, be aware that the lower your offer the less chance you will have of buying the home.

Often it is best to make one offer – your best offer. Make it in writing and state that you either can not or will not pay any more.

Be careful playing the ‘bluffing’ game, it can easily backfire on you. Decide which is more important – the home you love or the price you will pay.

You don’t have to pay more than you can afford, just don’t be too clever or else you may miss the chance to buy the home you love.

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