Four Bedroom Braemar Home Under Contract in Four Days!
On Monday, May 14th (2016) when I arrived at 13625 Chapeltown Mews to take listing photos, I was so thankful that the sun was shining. If I had to guess how may consecutive days of rain or gray, overcast skies we had endured to that point, I would say at least fourteen.
My optimism while snapping photos told me that this house wouldn’t be on the market long. The seller had a meticulous manner for detail. That is always welcome in a home seller. I can take photos of the property and get my marketing to work, but if the home doesn’t show well in person, that’s not something I can fix. So uploading the listing in the MLS that evening I was very pleased.
After eight showings over four days, the sellers got an offer. And not just one. While making the appointment to go over the offer we received, I got word from two other buyer agents that they were also sending offers.
My philosophy of offers is that you review them as they come in. Buyers in the current Bristow marketplace who are serious enough to make an offer don’t like being strung along. And if you think they will wait a few days for you to collect multiple offers, well, you might find they start to drop off. They need certainty when it comes to finding a place to live.
Early afternoon, the sellers and I reviewed the three offers we had. The sellers saw a stand out in the crowd, but wanted to counter the first offer in since they were the first ones that took the time to write. If those buyers wouldn’t accept the counter, it would be on to the next. Thankfully, those first buyers were able to realize that they had one opportunity to say yes and took it. Unfortunately, there are still two buyers out there looking for four bedroom homes in Braemar.
If you have been thinking of selling your single family home in Braemar, the timing could not be better. Give me a call for a free market analysis of your specific home’s value and see where you can take advantage of the lack of homes for sale in our neighborhood. No One Knows Braemar Better!
Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker-Licensed in VA
Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas VA