A national survey found that sellers are accepting offers based on their emotions, and not taking the first offer as often, according to Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

Our own Chris Somers was quoted on Philly.com addressing the survey results.

"A cash, as-is offer will more often be accepted versus an offer where a buyer who has financing or more inspection contingencies writes an emotional letter trying to appeal to the seller," he said.

Emotion - the stress of the sale and moving - comes later, Somers said.

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