Yesterday I published 10 styles of negotiation.
Here are some additional tips, many of which I learned as an arbitrator and settling lawsuits.
The Do Not Do’s of Negotiation
1. Never “tip your hand” on anything
Don’t say that you have to move, got a new job or hit the lottery. Never say you love the place. Play it cool. It’s the same when you like a girl. You don’t tell her. Same with buying a house. Keep your mouth shut.
2. Don’t bring your relatives to see the house after you’ve seen it.
That is a sure tip off to the home seller that you like the house and want to show it off to the family. Continue reading this post