how many ofers can be placed on a house at the same time.

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how many ofers can be placed on a house at the same time.

our real estate agent is telling us the house we want to make a offer on already has 5 offers on it, is this possible in Fla.

Asked on June 11, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Florida


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 13 years ago | Contributor

It's like bidding on at an auction--there is no general legal limit on the number of offers that can be placed on a home. The seller's could have placed limits if they'd chosen, such as "will only review 1st three offers" or "will only  accept offers made through midnight Tuesday," but if they did not put such a limit on it, there's no reason you can't offer, too.

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