Advice needed on making an offer
My husband and I are ready to make an offer on a house valued at $204K, but FSBO seller is asking $199K because he is relocating in 2 weeks and would really like to sell it before he leaves.
Everything else is right about this house - ideal location for our family, good bones...
Our only reservation is the kitchen, which by most people's standards is very tiny and in need of serious upgrading. The kitchen is the only thing that hasn't been updated in years - the stove looks like it was the original one installed when the house was built in the mid-60s - current is very retro and not in a good way - push button temperature settings - no dials! We'd like to add a space for a dishwasher, new flooring.
The seller is throwing in a lot of extras - washer, dryer, lawn mower, hedge trimmer, woodstove, pool table, fridge, among other things.
If we buy this house, we would want to renovate within the 1st year if not ASAP.
Should we offer his asking price or go lower because of the kitchen? Really, it's the only thing that we have any concerns about.