Can the seller's agent say they received an offer if they didn't?We're trying to buy our first home, so forgive me if this is a naive question...We've been very interested in 2 properties so far. One was on the market for nearly a year - we saw it, we reached out to the seller's agent that night and by the next morning she told us she was expecting a bid from another prospective buyer that day. We weren't stalling, we just needed a minute to discuss, review our prequalification offer, etc. But she called constantly, and as it became clear we were backing down a bit, she told us the other buyer was coming in significantly under - when we ultimately said we weren't going to make an offer, she said the other person didn't either, so "just throw something out!"We didn't end up bidding on that house for a number of reasons. Now we've found another house that, for a variety of reasons, has been on the market since last August. We saw it 2 weeks ago, and reached out to the agent yesterday to see if we could see it again this week - she said this weekend was fine and didn't seem to have any real urgency there. Fast forward a few hours and they've received a "good offer" on this property, and want to show us tonight or tomorrow night since they're actively in negotiations with these other buyers. Maybe, again, I'm being naive, but this all just seems strange. Both houses were on the market FOREVER, nothing changed (no price changes or anything) and suddenly as soon as we were showing interest, there's an offer and we'd better wrap this up NOW. Do agents - and CAN agents - say they have an offer if they don't to move the process along with us? If it happened once, fine. But twice? Seems so strange.While we're ready to move on a property, I hate feeling so rushed when, until a minute ago, there was no reason to feel that way. March 24 2014 - Syosset33YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.