As subject-free offers rise in B.C.’s hot real estate market, experts call for cooling off period


Jennifer Simm says in one month alone, she bid on dozen of homes without success.

“I felt like we weren’t going to get a house and that we would be priced out of the area,” she said.

The Maple Ridge resident says each time she put down an offer subject to inspection she hit a roadblock.

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“They would not accept our offers. Our offers were not even looked at,” said Simm.

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Simm says it was only when she decided to go subject-free that her offer was considered.

“[There were] no subjects. There were seven people bidding on it and ours was the highest offer that was accepted,” she…

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