|Have you found the house of your dreams?
But there is already an accepted offer in place?
OK, but are there outstanding subjects on the offer? Perhaps there’s a ‘subject to sale’ with a 72-hour trigger clause against the potential buyer, and this one condition might still be anywhere from two to six weeks from removal. Why sit back and wait to see what happens over the following weeks?
In a softening market ‘subject to sale’ becomes more common.
Get in the game: write a backup offer.