If you’re in the process of selling your home, then you know how exciting it can be to get an offer from an interested potential purchaser. But, what if you discover that the price they have offered you for your home isn’t quite in the ballpark that you had hoped for?

How to Negotiate with Buyers to Get the Best Price for Your HomeThere are actually several ways that you and the prospective buyer can come to an agreement – or alternatively, you can quickly find out whether they are a really a serious contender, and if not, how to go about moving on.

First, if you aren’t in a big hurry to sell your current residence – possibly because you’ve not yet found a new one, or you’re having some work done on a home that you’ve purchased which won’t allow you to move in for some time, then waiting to see if a better offer rolls in can make sense.

If, however, you need to get the home sold as quickly as possible, getting good solid offers from serious buyers can oftentimes start with setting the appropriate list price right out of the gate. It this case, you can typically increase the likelihood that offers will come in at somewhere between 90 and 95 percent of that figure.

In order to move things along even more quickly, setting a “deadline” for incoming offers can be beneficial. This can often create more urgency with those who truly want your home, and can entice them to go forward.

Not sure how much your current home should ideally be listed for?

We can help. Even if you’re still just in the “thinking about it” stage of the home sale process, knowing the approximate value of your home can give you a good starting point in terms of how much you can anticipate bringing in.

For a free, no obligation analysis of your home’s value, or to find out more about how you can entice fast offers from good, qualified buyers, give us a call.