And you will be significantly more likely to win.
Earn it, don't steal it.
Without it, you either subject yourself to risk, or work harder than necessary.
And there might be no return policy. Make sure to do your research and have a say in the deal. At worst, be prepared to work with what you get.
The sooner you get it, the more time you'll save. And every yes will be well deserved.
It all depends on how well you justify your price tag. Make yourself more than another commodity for sale in the marketplace.
You get paid for your execution on it.