Hi there We are working through settlement process for a house we are buying and have some concerns about the process the realestate agent followed. Can you please help me understand the process for putting in a counteroffer? Scenario - we submitted an offer in writing, realestate agent then took the offer to the seller and realestate agent verbally responded with The seller’s counter offer. We requested to respond with another counteroffer in writing but we’re told it is ok to be verbal and we will sign at the end. This verbal negotiation went back and forth a few times and a few days passed. All of a sudden on the 3rd day of negotiation, the realestate agent told us another offer had been presented on the property and he had a responsibility to present this to the seller. We were sent a “Multiple Offers Acknowledgement form” to sign and were told to put in our final and highest bid as the seller would review our final offer in addition to the second offer from another bidder. We were told the seller may choose the other offer over ours so important that it is as high as possible? Is this standard procedure in WA? Is another offer allowed to be presented and potentially accepted during the counteroffer process?