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DENVER - In today's competitive real estate market, buying a home is more complicated than simply offering the right amount of money.

Realtor Wade Perry has these tips for getting your offer accepted:

Know your budget

  1. Find out what the seller wants
  2. Write a cover letter to the seller's agent, detailing the strengths of your offer
  3. Write an emotional letter to the seller
  4. Don't ask for any concessions
  5. Offer more earnest money

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