Oct 24, 2010

Who are the best real estate negotiators?

The success of a good transaction is often found in the negotiations. And the sign of a failed sale is frequently seen in the lack of negotiation skills.

Most of us have seen a great business deal fall apart - to the detriment of both sides - due to the inability to negotiate successfully. Some people call it 'shooting yourself in the foot', but the inability to negotiate with skill is a disadvantage when buying or selling a home. Many people consider themselves to be good negotiators. And many of them are wrong.

So who are the best negotiators? In my opinion, they are lawyers and moms of well-adjusted adults.

The second group may sound strange, but I credit much of my negotiating expertise to years of raising children - along with a few law classes and courses in the subject. Most adults are easy to deal with after successful negotiations with a screaming 2-year-old, a strong-willed tween or an emotional 16-year-old. Seeing my kids turn into smart, responsible, happy young adults is my most successful result yet.  [where: 75230]


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Building Price Negotiators said...

My smart advice is to choose a good experience Realtor that will not move quickly to an agent of the novice buyer. Begin negotiations with the commission and take into account that you want to work for you. This means that if hit too badly in the committee, the houses will email the MLS and call every two weeks. Payment of the commission of a fair and make their wins.
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