The San Francisco market has come roaring back after the initial Covid slowdown in 2020. We are heading into a robust Spring, and it seems like buyers and sellers are making up for last year’s lost time.
That’s led to very competitive offer situations and high sale prices, particularly for single-family homes and condos in smaller buildings. Most multiple-offer situations end up with a handful of buyers waiving all contingencies (e.g., conditions of the sale) in order to make their offer as attractive as possible to the seller.
But do all buyers realize what’s at stake when they waive all contingencies? Sometimes I’m not so sure. Continue Reading