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    • GrumpyDil
    • By GrumpyDil 13th Jan 18, 10:14 AM
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    A selling conundrum
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    • 13th Jan 18, 10:14 AM
    A selling conundrum 13th Jan 18 at 10:14 AM
    Hi all.

    Just wanted to get some views on a conundrum that has come up with my house sale.

    We've recently accepted an offer on a property for X amount and the prospective purchaser has had a mortgage valuation and started legals. A previous viewer has came back and firstly offered 5000 more which we turned down and now come back with 10000 more than the existing buyers.

    They are both in a good position insofar as the current purchaser has sold their house to an FTB and our house is not in a chain so chain complete. The second purchaser is buying without selling any existing property so no chain involved. Our hearts say not to accept the new offer but brains say it's 10000 which is a reasonable sum of money.

    Just wondered what people would do in these circumstances?
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    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 13th Jan 18, 7:28 PM
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    You could take the higher offer but offer to pay the other party's legal costs.

    Bit risky if sale falls through but it is an option.
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