We Found The House - The Price Is Right - Now For The Offer

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Real Estate Broker with Alpine Real Estate

I love working with first time home buyers.  The feeling through out the transaction all the way to closing and after is so rewarding.  Today, a young couple I have worked with for 2 and a half years finally got an accepted offer on the perfect home.  A bank owned, brand new never lived in 4 bedroom home. 

This young couple has waited patiently - they have driven streets, they watch their email and they knew exactly what they could afford regardless of what they qualified for (lender would loan more than they wanted to spend).

We saw the home come on the market last month and made a low offer on it... we held our breath - the bank would not budge....they felt the activity they had would bring them a higher offer.  Guess what - it did not, they had to lower the price.... and again we made a run at this home and again the bank would not budge.

Monday the home had yet another price reduction.... lower than what we had offered not once but twice.... and guess what we did not offer full price - and guess what - we got the house.

Patience, teamwork and persistence has paid off - I am thrilled - now to get through the Typical Central Oregon Contingencies.  The Bank has already provided the septic info, well report and we are well on our way to a successful closing.

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Topic:
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Oregon Deschutes County
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Marchel Peterson
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Thesa, that's great news.  I love working with first time home buyers; they are so much fun!!

April 09, 2009 11:00 PM
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Karen Pierce
Karen Pierce | Housing Counselor |Oregon

Hi Thesa - Wow...you beat my 16 months and still going with a buyer who is patiently, persistently pursuing her first home purchase. I'm praying she finds the same success your clients have found. Good job!

April 09, 2009 11:38 PM
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Thesa, your just an awesome Realtor...that's all there is to it....way to go, as usual.  And....gosh it is good to see you in the saddle again.

April 10, 2009 02:27 AM
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Andrew Mooers
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
MOOERS REALTY

When you are in a hurry, it costs more money, mistakes are made. Mother Goose Realty...isn't that where you work for those new buyers?

April 13, 2009 02:49 PM
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Amy McAllister
REALTOR Hood River, Oregon
Amy McAllister Realty LLC

That is great! It sounds like patience and persistence has or will pay off at closing. I have one client I've been working with for 4+ yrs. I'm hoping I can get him into a house this year.

April 13, 2009 07:14 PM
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