There's more than one way to win a bidding war. If you find yourself competing with multiple offers on the same house, know that there are others ways to sway favor in your direction other than offering more money.
The trick is to make your offer stand-out and to encourage the seller to make an emotional connection with it. You can think of it as a way to "sell your offer" to the home seller, and, in our experience, an offer letter is a perfect way to do it.
An offer letter is pretty simple, just like any other letter or email you write, and it accompanies your bid on the home.
Here's a quick overview of key points to include in your offer letter:
1. Talk about what you love about the house
The seller likely spent years in the home and…