Through the years I have met lots of folks who want to negotiate the sale of a house. Not too many years ago negotiating was “How much over asking price will you give them?”
That is one style.
Well probably the hardest one to negotiate is the “I MUST WIN” person.
There are at least two other types of negotiators:
The LOW BALL and the Sharp Elbow. LOW BALL is self explanatory and are often MUST WIN.
The sharp elbow is like this: “That is close enough honey! TAKE IT!” Often one of the two sellers will scratch a line in the sand because ” I am tired of getting the house ready to show, always keeping it clean, getting the cat in the kennel”, etc. And when pricing a home to sell good advice is good advice.
So my best negotiation tips are:
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