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Rainmaker
1,675,429
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Cash Buyers hve a better chance of not falling apart.

Mar 01, 2016 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
1,275,669
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Ginger Harper - Just went into contract yesterday on a multiple offer deal.  Why? CASH and Full Price.  An argument can be made that all deals are cash but I argue that loans mean necessary contingencies! Dodd-Frank means -  add 3 days if you make a change!! Sellers will take the cash offer over any loan.  What I won't say is that a low ball cash offer will win out over a PreQual.  

Mar 01, 2016 06:03 AM
Rainmaker
1,037,049
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Cash is king again. The Trid is messing up COE time which was 21 days now it is pushing out too long......

Mar 01, 2016 05:47 AM
Ambassador
1,265,924
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Legal cash!

Mar 01, 2016 08:15 AM
Rainmaker
1,122,543
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Both are equally qualify to me.

Mar 01, 2016 07:05 AM
Rainmaker
140,318
Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

Show me the cash!

Mar 01, 2016 06:13 AM
Ambassador
4,076,091
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Cash preferred but I sure won't quibble if they are well qualified

Mar 01, 2016 05:58 AM
Ambassador
3,983,816
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I like cash first because it is quick and we can close in a few days if the buyer is wiling.

Mar 01, 2016 05:50 AM
Rainer
379,153
DEANNA EARLY - - ( NMLS # 268590 )
American National Bank & Trust - Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Highest Ranked Mortgage Loan Originator Virginia

I'm a mortgage lender so this is a no brainer, I like to work with folks that come to me in advance and let me do a pre approval letter for them.   It makes it easier on my Realtors too so they like it as well.   Cash buyers tend to be more demanding

Mar 01, 2016 05:50 AM
Rainmaker
5,129,022
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

cash....without a question....

Mar 01, 2016 05:42 AM
Ambassador
1,657,181
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

As long as they close that is what matters.

Mar 01, 2016 05:37 AM
Rainmaker
3,132,499
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Cash.  If they have the green they will be seen.

Mar 01, 2016 05:36 AM
Rainmaker
4,166,075
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Cash buyers are always good, but buyers with financing are always good too!   

Mar 02, 2016 10:03 PM
Ambassador
4,380,890
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

CASH is alway nice.

Mar 02, 2016 01:18 PM
Rainmaker
1,265,892
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Cash buyers close quicker.

Mar 02, 2016 11:08 AM
Rainmaker
538,544
David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Ginger,
Cash is easier but sometimes cash buyers think they should get a big discount for cash. The seller doesn’t care.

Mar 02, 2016 04:21 AM
Rainmaker
5,514,038
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Cash is king.

Mar 02, 2016 02:06 AM
Rainmaker
4,432,467
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Both.

Mar 01, 2016 11:58 PM
Rainmaker
3,373,401
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Show me the "green" is some form and we are ready to go!

Mar 01, 2016 11:01 PM
Rainmaker
3,054,229
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

both

Mar 01, 2016 09:43 PM
Rainmaker
3,055,957
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I list and sell a lot of REO homes and work with a lot of cash buyers, so a cash buyer with no contingencies is always best. Pre approved buyers make up teh rest of my sales, and although taking more time, it is more rewarding to them when we close

Mar 01, 2016 09:35 PM
Rainmaker
1,561,066
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Cash is always easier, but we still recommend an appraisal.

Mar 01, 2016 08:50 PM
Rainmaker
634,006
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

In my market cash is always preferred. I enjoy working with clients that follow through, whether they are cash or not.

Mar 01, 2016 04:17 PM
Ambassador
4,301,228
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Ginger Harper as long as I am confident that they can close - and are really motivated, I'd work with them.

'CASH' buyers usually are looking for 'deals' - difficult to get it in this market.

Mar 01, 2016 03:42 PM
Ambassador
3,681,846
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Cash buyers are easier.

Mar 01, 2016 12:58 PM
Rainmaker
70,105
Darin Henderson
Holland Realty Services - Gladstone, MO
Guiding You Home

I like cash buyers - They can close quickly and that appeals to sellers.  I do want to qualify this with "reasonable cash buyers"  not the kind that think cash qualifies them to a 40%+ discount off the market price.

Mar 01, 2016 12:44 PM
Rainmaker
216,912
Joy Bender
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

the word cash is music to my ears

Mar 01, 2016 11:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,523,705
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

Yes, I am glad to work with either.

Mar 01, 2016 11:34 AM
Rainmaker
1,720,336
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I am happy to work with any qualified buyers.

Mar 01, 2016 11:14 AM
Rainmaker
759,552
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Either is fine with me, but more sellers might prefer cash.

Mar 01, 2016 11:13 AM
Rainer
304,654
Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Working with a cash buyer now. I like the idea of no 3rd party financing. 

Mar 01, 2016 10:33 AM
Ambassador
2,364,710
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Cash.

Mar 01, 2016 10:15 AM
Ambassador
2,191,051
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Either one is fine with me. A cash buyer can back out of a contract as easily as a pre qualified buyer. 

Mar 01, 2016 09:32 AM
Ambassador
1,986,413
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Who wouldn't love a cash buyer but not everyone will be able to pay cash. I'm happy to work with a well qualified buyer getting a mortgage as well.

Mar 01, 2016 09:20 AM
Rainer
42,470
Fred Hafdelin
Weichert Realtors - Mountain Lakes, NJ

King cash.

Mar 01, 2016 09:05 AM
Ambassador
1,770,095
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

I take what I can get.

Mar 01, 2016 08:27 AM
Rainmaker
80,003
Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

I like cash buyers.  I will always remember a buyer that made an offer then asked if I wanted all of the money now.  The offer was not even accepted.

Mar 01, 2016 08:24 AM
Rainmaker
845,033
Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Cash is king and I will always take a cash buyer over a "prequalified" one!

 

Mar 01, 2016 08:13 AM
Rainmaker
1,384,827
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Ginger Harper Cash buyers, but they better document they have the cash on hand. 

Mar 01, 2016 08:10 AM
Ambassador
2,302,613
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

I prefer cash as long as they have been counseled about the current market conditions and don't think they can low-ball because they are paying cash.

Mar 01, 2016 08:09 AM
Rainmaker
846,015
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

My clients are mostly cash. I took a listing which I recently posted about and it closed 18 days after the listing date!

Mar 01, 2016 08:08 AM
Rainmaker
750,649
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Cash. All day long.

Mar 01, 2016 07:49 AM
Rainmaker
1,847,734
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Love them BOTH !!!

Mar 01, 2016 07:43 AM
Ambassador
3,113,723
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

As long as they qualify I don't care

Mar 01, 2016 07:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,274
FN LN
Toronto, ON

Buyers who can close the transaction.

Mar 01, 2016 07:29 AM
Rainmaker
274,538
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

We work with more cash buyers, and have only done 1 VA loan and only a few Conventional loans.  We prefer whichever buyer will buy the house we have on the Market Ginger Harper!

Mar 01, 2016 07:22 AM
Rainmaker
922,381
Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage - Southport, NC
Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!

Richard,  I prefer the GREEN also...But ok with a buyer that is prequalified and has to BUY.

Mar 01, 2016 05:37 AM