Tips For Successfully Negotiating A Real Estate Deal

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  • Author Charles & Kim Petty
  • Published April 27, 2010
  • Word count 599

Negotiating can put you in trouble, if you don’t know the right way to speak up, when you make a deal. Being able to negotiate well will eventually turn your real estate deal into profits. Very often sellers cheat buyers, since they fall short of knowledge and information regarding the property, which they are about to purchase. To make sure you buy the right property at the right time and place, it is better to have good knowledge concerning the real estate deals.

If you do not want to fall prey to the high demands of sellers and still wish to buy a property at a prime location without shelling out too much, you need to be smart enough to negotiate and conclude with the right deal. If you are unsure about how to reach a conclusive deal, here are few tips that can give you a brief setting to finalize a real estate deal.

  • Before you choose to purchase any property gather enough information about it. This will help you negotiate well with the seller. Conduct a research and check out the valuation of other properties in the same location. If your home is charged more, cross check as to what makes it stand apart from the rest to cost you more.

  • Do not be too harsh on sellers. Not all sellers are out there to cheat you. Be a good listener and understand, what your seller is trying to say. Get along well with him to ensure your good will to communicate with him. If you fail to understand anything ask questions till you are cleared with your doubts.

  •  If you get to know the motive of the seller behind selling this property, you will be able to strike a right deal. There is always room for discussions, so do not assume any thing and speak without any hesitation.

  • Let the seller know that even you are aware regarding the market trends and current changes, so that he would not dodge you to strike a wrong deal.

  • Always remember to make a deal that will be profitable for both, the seller and buyer. The real estate agents are here not for charity, but to earn their share of income as well. Come to terms, where both can benefit. It’s a normal trend, if you give the seller what he wants, and in return he would give you what you want and thus the deal would turn out to be a win-win situation.

  •  Negotiation does not mean negotiating only with the price. There are other terms and conditions that you need to take care of as well. The seller may have certain other demands that you would need to deal with.

  • As a buyer, learn to control your words. If you have finalized on some term, do not try to negotiate it again and change it. This will only make the seller lose interest in you.

  • Always quote what is your best price. If the seller is not ready to lower his rates, do not walk away without letting him know, what you can offer. You never know, he might just agree with you.


To be able to negotiate well, you need to have a sound knowledge regarding the property, you are purchasing. Keep your calm and deal with reason to benefit both the seller and buyer. Always make it a point to speak up all that you have in mind to say. By carefully following these points, you would be able to easily negotiate and close a real estate deal with a smile.

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