A Real Estate Agent's Candid Advice for Buyers and Sellers

Tread Carefully When Offering a Lowball
Sara describes one especially annoying buyer she dealt with briefly before dumping. "He was one of those people who was really smart, so he thought everyone else should cater to him." Apparently, he wasn't terribly bright when it came to negotiating. The buyer wanted to offer $300,000 for a home listed at $430,000. She says, "That number was totally ludicrous. The seller would have laughed in his