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Include Family Photo With That Buyer Letter? Maybe Not . . .

Would You Sell Your Home to This Buyer? [Insert Photo Here] [Note to Readers: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] Prospective home buyers seeking to tip the scales in...
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Runner-Up Home Buyer Lament: “But, I Would’ve Gone Higher!”

“Highest & Best,” Defined [Note to Readers: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] One of the more anguished — and fruitless — laments uttered by Buyers who just found...
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Runner-Up Home Buyer Lament: “But, I Would’ve Gone Higher!”

“Highest & Best,” Defined One of the more anguished ” and fruitless ” laments uttered by Buyers who just heard they lost in multiple offers is:  “But, I would’ve gone higher!” Then, they should have. The way “highest & best” works is . . . pretty much how you’d think. One round, highest and best...
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What Kind of Home Sells in Multiple Offers Near the Holidays? THIS Kind!

Sold in 3(!) Days — For Almost $43k Over List Price! Where: 140 Gleahaven Road, Wayzata. What:  4 BR/3 Bath mid-century Rambler with 2,800 finished square feet. When: closed November 30. How much: listed for $459,900; sold for $502,500. Who: listed by Carolyn Olson, Coldwell Banker Burnet; sold by Gregg Larsen and Mike Rosolanka, Coldwell Banker Burnet. In...
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Include Family Photo With That Buyer Letter? Maybe Not . . .

Would You Sell Your Home to This Buyer? [Insert Photo Here] [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced.  If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] Prospective home buyers seeking to tip the scales in multiple...
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Twin Cities Home Buyers (and Their Agents) Suffering From Multiple Offer Fatigue

Listing Agent to Buyers’ Agents:  “The Seller is Looking at an Offer Tomorrow Night at 7 p.m.” [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced.  If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] When the listing agent tells interested parties...
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