Category Archives: Negotiation

2013 Review of Major Financial Decisions and Progress

financial progress reviewWe are nine months into 2013, I thought this would be a good time review the major financial decisions and progress for 2013.   2013 thus far has been very very busy year and I’m pleased to see not only how much we were able to accomplish but also how well we were able to accomplish them.  At the same time, putting this post together has reminded me how much more I still need to do.  I have broken these financial decisions into four major categories:  House, Major Purchase, Investment and Financial Protection.   Continue reading

How to Negotiate a Lower Realtor Fee When Selling Your House?

negotiate real estate commissionWhen putting up your house for sale, the standard realtor fee or commission is 3% of the house price for the seller’s realtor (listing agent), and 3% for the buyer’s realtor (buyer agent).  The seller would pay about 6% commission in total for both the listing agent and buyer agent fees.   In this post, I will discuss how to lower the realtor fee to the listing agent. Continue reading

10 Tips on Finding a Great Realtor to Sell Your Home

selling_a_houseWith thousands of real estate agents running around, how do you find the right realtor to sell your house ?  What should you look for?  Here are 10 tips on finding a great realtor to sell a home.  Find a great listing agent will not only make the selling process smoother, sell your house faster, but also get your top dollars for your house. Continue reading