How to Win a Bidding War In 2021

Redfin agents provide you with nine unique strategies to help homebuyers win that don’t require paying all cash or waiving contingencies. (Redfin)

Many buyers are becoming fatigued and disheartened after getting offer after offer rejected, so we asked Redfin agents to share the best unique strategies for winning bidding wars in 2021. The tactics below go beyond basic bidding-war techniques like waiving contingencies, offering all cash and/or above the asking price and free rent back, though buyers should also consider those strategies, which are often highly effective.