Zillow Advice: Home Buying - What does it mean when homes for sale read "pending" next to the pirce? Thanks http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-mean-when-homes-for-sale-read-pending-next-to-the-pirce-Thanks/467094/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate It means that a property ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-mean-when-homes-for-sale-read-pending-next-to-the-pirce-Thanks/467094/ It means that a property has a fully-executed contract in place and are not accepting backup contracts. &nbsp;However, deals fall through on occasion. &nbsp;So if it does fall through, you would get the opportunity to present an offer at that time.<br/><br/>You may also see "Active with Contract" or "Backups Needed." &nbsp;In this case, the seller is still showing the property and IS taking backup contracts.<br/><br/>Hope that helps. &nbsp;Good luck. &nbsp;Shayla Twit, Sarasota FL Realtor Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-mean-when-homes-for-sale-read-pending-next-to-the-pirce-Thanks/467094/ 2012-11-04T12:56:00Z Basically it means that the ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-mean-when-homes-for-sale-read-pending-next-to-the-pirce-Thanks/467094/ Basically it means that the property is under contract with a potential buyer &amp; they have a set amount of time to close escrow.&nbsp; Sat, 03 Nov 2012 02:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-does-it-mean-when-homes-for-sale-read-pending-next-to-the-pirce-Thanks/467094/ 2012-11-03T02:35:00Z