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Multiple Offers

Charles Dickens described the French Revolution as "The best of times; the worst of times." He could have just as easily been talking about a multiple offer situation. Multiple offers almost always mean two things: first, a sure sale of a desirable property and second, keen disappointment for at least one party. Licensees can often pr event that disappointment from turning to hostility by following reasonable procedures in handling such situations. Consider the following checklist of suggested practices.

Listing and Selling Agents

Selling Agents

Listing Agent

Multiple offer situations are seldom "win-win" opportunities for licensees. However, if licensees handle them well, they need not become a "lose-lose" situation.

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