Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker

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Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

I'm with Barbara Todaro on #2. If I am selling a condo, then it's relevant. If buying a family home for 20 years, re-sale is NOT as relevant.

Aug 06, 2015 01:43 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

good points to relay.... not sure about #2....there are buyers who want and like a property, and their opinion of a good location may not be the same as yours.... and from there, there's "a butt for every toilet"'s not for us to decide...unless the buyer asks you for your opinion!!!!

Aug 06, 2015 01:38 AM
The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Change #1 to pre Approved.

Oct 22, 2018 09:00 AM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I do like to educate my buyers about charging up credit cards or making big ticket purchases. 

Aug 06, 2015 03:29 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I agree with what you say and also tell my buyers to think about their plan for the future and resale. If they like it someone else will too.

Aug 06, 2015 11:33 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Richard Weeks Good tips.

Aug 06, 2015 05:39 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I think these are all valuable tips.  Though, I like to stress the importance of location over the temptation of the lower price.

Aug 06, 2015 04:09 AM
Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

I like to have buyer get a pre-approval, it shows they are serious and we have a much better understanding of what houses are in the price range. Not to mention we are ready to make an offer when they find the perfect home.

Aug 06, 2015 02:18 AM
S. Leanne Paynter ☼ Broward County, FL
United Realty Group, Inc. - Davie, FL
Davie, Plantation, Cooper City & Weston Specialist

If the property meets 80% of your (weighted) criteria, don't hesitate to put an offer in because you're not likely to find the 'perfect' house.  You can often change the condition of the house but not it's location.  I'd say get pre-approved instead of pre-qualified.  Nowadays, most seasoned agents I know of don't pay much attention to pre-qual letters.

Aug 06, 2015 01:42 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Sound advice Richard.

Feb 26, 2018 10:13 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Compromise. There are no perfect homes.  

Aug 06, 2015 11:25 PM