Negotiating With Buyers Archive

Negotiating with buyers is a complex and nuanced process that plays a critical role in your ability to get top dollar for your home. Learn what to do once the offers start rolling in.

5 FAQs About Natural Hazard Disclosure Statements

5 FAQs About Natural Hazard Disclosure Statements

Depending on the state, city, or county your real estate transaction takes place, sellers are required to disclose certain facts about the property in question or risk legal action or a canceled sale....

5 Reasons to Offer Cash Back at Closing to Buyers

5 Reasons to Offer Cash Back at Closing to Buyers

Sure you’ve beautifully staged your home and placed out a tray of delicious mini muffins for the open house, but unfortunately, that still might not be enough to snag an interested buyer offer. F...

7 FAQs About Contigency Removal Forms for Sellers

7 FAQs About Contigency Removal Forms for Sellers

Any good real estate agent can tell you there’s a lot more to the home selling process than meets the eye. Aside from marketing and staging your home to finding the right buyer, there’s a myriad o...

5 Considerations About Inspection Contingencies for Sellers

5 Considerations About Inspection Contingencies for Sellers

As you prepare to sell your home, you know how important it is to be ready for whatever the market throws your way. The good news is that most areas are in a seller’s market, which means there are m...

7 FAQs about Contingencies in Real Estate

7 FAQs about Contingencies in Real Estate

The term “contingency” is used a lot in real estate. It’s paramount that both sellers and buyers to understand what it means and the various ways that it is used. Failing to understand what a co...

7 FAQs About Absorption Rates in Real Estate for Sellers

7 FAQs About Home Purchase Contract

Whether you’re on the buying or selling side of a real estate transaction, you will be dealing with contracts. But unlike a Terms of Agreement, which most people accept without reading it, you have ...

6 FAQs About Home Seller Counter Offers

6 FAQs About Home Seller Counter Offers

Yay! You’ve received an offer on your house! But what if it’s not for the price you’d wanted? Enter the counter offer. Making counter offers in real estate can be confusing and tricky. The fi...

6 Home Appraisal Dos and Don'ts for Home Sellers

6 Home Appraisal Dos and Don’ts for Home Sellers

Understandably appraisals can put sellers on edge — 20% of appraisals cause home sales to be delayed which can unfortunately lead to sales ultimately falling through. If nerves already have you swea...

7 FAQs About an Owner Finance Contract

7 FAQs About an Owner Finance Contract

Owner financing is typical in buyers markets when there is a surplus of housing inventory and a limited number of buyers. Owner financing enables an owner to find a buyer who may not be eligible for t...

Use and Occupancy Agreements: 5 Things to Know

Use and Occupancy Agreements: 5 Things to Know

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, a real estate transaction is made of multiple moving parts. Sometimes some of those parts do not come together, especially with buyer financing. To keep a...