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.

What Percentage of Pending Home Sales Fall Through?

What Percentage of Pending Home Sales Fall Through?

The “pending sale” sign is up, the deal is done and now you can finally relax, right? Well, not necessarily. Until the sale is closed and the property title changes hands, there’s always the pot...

How to Prepare for a Home Appraisal: A Seller's Guide

How to Prepare for a Home Appraisal: A Seller’s Guide

For sellers, the threat of a low appraisal is a fear that arises right after the excitement of hooking a buyer. As a seller, if you haven’t had a pre-listing inspection performed and haven’t taken...

8 Real Estate Negotiation Tips for Home Sellers

8 Real Estate Negotiation Tips for Home Sellers

Very few sellers find buyers who offer to pay the listed price of a home. Instead, what happens is that sellers receive counter offers that propose a lower price or different terms to the sale. Whe...

Disclosure Requirements for Selling Nebraska Real Estate

Disclosure Requirements for Selling Nebraska Real Estate

When selling your home, naturally, you want to sell quick and get the best price possible. However, any pre-existing problems with your home can bring down the value, drastically impact buyer interest...

Disclosure Requirements for Selling Montana Real Estate

Disclosure Requirements for Selling Montana Real Estate

Once you’ve owned a home long enough, you’ve probably noticed a few things that are wrong with it. Some of these things may be minor, while others could be more serious. So, how much do you hav...

5 Things That Make Houses Fail Home Inspections — Guaranteed

5 Things That Make Houses Fail Home Inspections — Guaranteed

While most buyers are going to have to get a home inspected before their mortgage provider will fund the home, it’s smart for sellers to get their home inspected in advance of listing it. Even if yo...

What Fixes Are Mandatory After a Home Inspection?

What Fixes Are Mandatory After a Home Inspection?

So, you’ve received an offer from a buyer, signed a purchase agreement, and it looks like everything should be smooth sailing from here on out. However, just as you sit back and relax with the knowl...

How Much Does a House Inspection Cost — And Who Pays?

How Much Does a House Inspection Cost — And Who Pays?

While you might think that you can buy or sell your home without a professional to negotiate, most homeowners would disagree with you. Getting a home inspection can prepare sellers for the market and ...

Natural Hazard Disclosure Reports: An In-Depth Guide

Natural Hazard Disclosure Reports: An In-Depth Guide

Home sellers must complete a seller’s disclosure before listing their home on the market, which gives an overview of the home’s condition, but this isn’t the only disclosure requirement. Some st...

You Just Accepted an Offer On Your Home — Now What?

You Just Accepted an Offer On Your Home — Now What?

Congratulations! After all that work staging your house and keeping it clean during showings you’ve received and accepted an offer. Time to relax? Not so fast. A lot happens between the time you ...