Today's real estate market is very competitive where inventory is low and not keeping up with buyer demand in many areas. Here are some ways you can make sure you are prepared to put in an offer and get your dream house.
1. Be Prepared
Get pre-approved and be prepared to move forward quickly. This will make your offer attractive the the seller.
2. Think Strategically
If you are looking for your dream home, know that being flexible about closing dates can help your offer stand out from everybody elses. If you're the homeowner and have to sell first, be upfront about your timeline.
3. Look at a Fixer Upper
Don't be afraid of looking at a house that might need some TLC. You can fix it up the way you want it.
With bidding wars and tough competition, finding ways to have your offer stand from the rest is key.