Home-buyers in competitive real-estate markets need any edge possible when it comes to separating their offers from the rest of the pack.
One tactic involves a personal offer letter ― a few paragraphs, and maybe a photo, designed to connect with the seller and give them a reason to choose your proposal ... even if others have higher dollar figures.
But do these letters make a difference? If you’ve bought or sold a home in the past few years, take our survey below. The results will appear in an upcoming Home HQ piece.
Have your own advice on what makes a perfect offer letter? Send your tip, or your letter, here.
Kevin Lilley is the features editor of Military Times.