Buying a home is a challenging process. Picking the right location and price point is a vital decision. Now, I truly understand the home buying process.
Here’s how buying a house works in a perfect world: You find your dream home, you make a reasonable offer you know you can afford, and the seller immediately accepts it without batting an eye. Here’s how it works in the real world: You do all the above, and the seller responds with The Dreaded Counteroffer. Lucky for you, a counteroffer is not so much something to dread as it is an opportunity you can leverage to negotiate an even more favorable home purchase agreement.