Seven ways buyers can make their offer stand out from the crowd.

Last time, we talked about how crazy this market is. There’s less inventory than last year, and sellers are getting more than ever for their homes. On top of all this, homes are selling quickly, too. It’s a great time to be a seller, but it can be challenging to get your offer accepted as a buyer in this hot market. How can you make your offer stand out? Today I want to share seven techniques I use to help buyers win homes.

You can watch the full video above or skip to each section using the timestamps provided:

0:00 — Introducing today’s topic

0:53 — Tip No. 1: Overbid

1:17 — Tip No. 2: Increase your earnest money

1:50 — Tip No. 3: Increase the size of your down payment

2:29 — Tip No. 4: Have a detailed pre-approval

2:40 — Tip No. 5: Use an appraisal gap clause

3:56 — Tip No. 6: Waive the home inspection

4:31 — Tip No. 7: Include an escalation clause

5:19 — Not everyone can use every tool

6:13 — Wrapping up

If you have any questions about these tools, feel free to call or email me. I would love to hear from you.