Negotiating Offers

Negotiation: There’s More to it Than You Think!

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in Negotiating Offers


When you think of real estate negotiations, what comes to mind? For most buyers and sellers, price tops the list. While this is certainly an important part of any real estate deal, did you know there are at least six others areas of potential negotiation? 

Closing costs: In addition to the price of the home, buyers must pay closing costs that cover l...

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When a Home Inspector Finds an Issue

Posted on Dec 24, 2018 in Negotiating Offers



Imagine you've found the perfect home. You love it. You've made an offer that's been accepted. So far so good! The only catch? You've wisely made the offer conditional on passing a professional home inspection.

What happens if that home inspection reveals a major issue?

First, you should know that, depending on the age of the property, a home inspect...

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How To Handle A Bidding War

Posted on Mar 31, 2018 in Negotiating Offers

So you have found the home of your dreams, it has all the features you want, and it is in the right neighborhood. Even the price is right, but suddenly you find yourself in a bidding war with one or more people who also think this is the perfect home. This can be a stressful and sometimes even heartbreaking experience, but what knowledge should you...

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Making An Offer: Negotiating Your Buying Price

Posted on Mar 31, 2018 in Negotiating Offers

There is perhaps no more exciting and nerve-wracking time in the home buying process than when you decide to make an offer on a home. If it is accepted, you will be on your way to owning a new home—if not, you will be forced to make some difficult decisions.

Your REALTOR® will help you get through the process of making an offer on a home. He or she...

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When Should You Accept A Low Bid?

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Negotiating Offers

If you are selling your home and are motivated to get the deal done quickly, you may be tempted to accept a low bid. Whether you need to sell because you are being relocated or need to downsize to save your financial investment, there are several things you should consider before accepting a bid that is below your asking price. Here are a few tips...

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Negotiating With A Buyer

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Negotiating Offers

Depending on the market in which you are selling, your position in the negotiations with a potential buyer can be either a very comfortable one or a difficult one. In a buyer’s market, you might not have much wiggle room in terms of price and contingencies. In a seller’s market, you might have a lot of room to negotiate. Either way, there are a few...

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