Originally Posted by marshall
He's talking about a house 'he loves', not his fourth rental property. It's only $38,000, why let it get away? Give them asking price, get the house.
That is what I would do unless the house was only worth 38,000 the way it sits. If it is a smoking deal I would rather pay asking price than pay 100k trying to find a similar place. That is a bet you have to decide if it is worth taking.