Bridging the price gap between home buyers and sellers can be a challenge in today's market. Sellers, many of whom have a hard time accepting that their home has lost value, often expect to sell for more than buyers are willing to pay. Buyers, on the other hand, are concerned that home prices could drop further. So, they're making sure that they don't overpay. There are exceptions to the rule. Very desirable homes in the best locations sometimes sell for over the asking price, particularly if there isn't much inventory of similar homes on the market. Some foreclosure properties at bargain prices are attracting multiple offers. Prices are rising in select areas. Overall, however, it's a still a buyer's market in most parts of the country. There's not much you can do to convince an ...
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