If I'm Paying Cash For A Home In Fort Wayne, Do I Get A Discount On Price?

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843

 

The short answer is simply NO.  Not really.  

But I thought CASH WAS KING?  MONEY TALKS??


Last year I was writing an offer for a brand new Lancia Home.  I received a call from the listing agent telling me that they just got another offer in, so bring our highest and best.  

I told my buyer that the home was priced well, and recommended writing a full price offer if they wanted it.  Now that is something I rarely do!  

He gave me a weird look and said "If I'm paying cash, I think I can get it for a discount."  

I went on to explain that most sellers today are more concerned with their bottom dollar than what type of financing the buyer is using.  If the other offer was better and an FHA loan, they would probably take that offer.  

He understood and we wrote the offer, got it accepted, and closed a few weeks later.  They were and still are very happy there.  

 

Just because you are paying cash for a home doesn't necessarily mean you will get a discount.  


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Fort Wayne Realtors Jared and Amanda Christiansen with Century 21 Bradley

Amanda and Jared Christiansen are award winning Realtors with Century 21 Bradley Realty in Fort Wayne.

 

Enough about us...

 

Tell us what you want your real estate experience to be, and we will do it YOUR way.

 

Buying a home in Fort Wayne? Tell us your wants and needs. Let us know how you envision your family living.  Tell us what's important to YOU, and we'll find the community and home that fits.  

 

Selling your home in Fort Wayne?  Our job is to make you the most money possible in the shortest amount of time. We offer our sellers professional staging, professional photography, and more internet marketing than most. 

 

We are committed to giving you everything we have to offer.  We are both full time agents and will work around your schedule.  Do nights and weekends work better for you?  NO PROBLEM. We are here to help YOU at YOUR convenience.

 

Amanda can be reached at 260-704-0843, and Jared can be reached at 260-704-0842, or you can email us at JaredChristiansen@gmail.com, or Amanda427@gmail.com.

 

 

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The truth of the matter is that if it really is a good deal some buyers will even pay more than asking price regardless of how they are paying for it!

Mar 19, 2012 06:46 AM #1
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Just another reason to have a "good" Realtor® advising you. 

 

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In most cases, CASH is best but you are right... if the seller is getting their money, they dont care whether its paid in cash or with a loan. Either way, the seller is getting a check!

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