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Why is Cash King?

We’ve all heard that old adage, cash is king many, many times. But what do you do if you’re trying to buy a home in this market and you don’t have a dump truck full of cash?

Let’s unpack that a little bit. Why is cash king anyway? Well, it’s all about risk, right? The seller wants to make sure that what you offer them is what they’re going to get at the end of the day, and it’s guaranteed not going to have any unexpected loopholes throughout the transaction. There are some ways that we can make your noncash deal as competitive or close to a cash deal without you having to have piles and piles of cold hard cash. A few of those things that are going to help your noncash offer feel more like a cash offer to that seller are going to be waiving the inspection or making the inspection less of a question mark for them. Waiving the appraisal or making the appraisal less of a question mark for the seller. So that’s coming up with a little bit of extra cash if the appraised price and the purchase price don’t quite meet. And another is, and perhaps the most important make sure that you are well qualified with a local lender who might even talk to the listing agent to let them know how solid your offer and your qualifications are. If you have any more questions about writing the perfect offer in the seller’s market, I’d love to talk to you. Give me a call, send me a message. Shoot me a DM and let’s get started.