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How long to hear back about an offer?

The first big wait of course is to see if the seller will accept your offer or if they will hold out for a higher one. That will typically take no more than a few days, as the vendor considers their options.


The estate agent may report back that they are hoping for a higher price or want to charge more for ‘fixtures and fittings’ – and there could be a negotiation that takes a few days. If you end up in a bidding war then this process can feel quite intense, but it would be unusual for it to take longer than a couple of weeks.