So, you’ve spent weeks house hunting and you’ve finally found the perfect home for you and your family. But how much should your initial offer be? Should your offer start above, below, or at list price? Figuring out how much to offer on a house can be one of the most challenging parts of the homebuying process.
You, of course, want to come in with a competitive offer, but you also don’t want to overpay. Before deciding on an amount, consider these six factors and work with your real estate agent to help you dial in on the perfect offer