Anatomy of a Mid-Century-Modern listing… the competition can be intense!!

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I had the privilege of representing a new mid-century-modern listing that hit the market last week. It is a stunning property and the sellers worked hard to make it shine. It didn’t stay on the market long. It was in coming soon status for a week, and the day it became active showings were a revolving door from 7:15 am until 9:00 pm! We held an open house over the weekend, and more than 50 groups of people came to see it.

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Offers started coming in the first day on the market. The seller reviewed twelve outstanding offers and accepted one after only 3 days on the market.

Regardless of the market, this scenario isn’t that unusual for outstanding mid-century-modern listings. I represented a buyer who submitted an offer on a mid-century modern a few weeks ago and she was one of the disappointed ones. However, I have also helped other buyers who were successful… Two mid-century moderns sold in one week… both designed by renowned architects!

If you are searching for a mid-century-modern, be prepared to act quickly with a strong offer… and also be prepared for disappointment. Unfortunately, only one buyer’s offer can be accepted for a property. It requires patience and sometimes expanding your thinking to search for mid-century-modern elements… Searching for Mid-Century-Modern homes in a limited market

Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results – Mid-Century-Modern Realtor – shensrud@homesmsp.com

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