Oftentimes people are unaware of how involved negotiations can be when purchasing a home, or what type of person they are when it comes to the actual process. Here are a few things to consider when you decide to negotiate a real estate transaction. Number one, are you generally well prepared and know all the facts? Number two: how uncomfortable do you feel when facing a direct conflict? Number three: How do you look at negotiations? Is it highly competitive situation or a cooperative and compatible affair? What kind of a deal do you go for? A good deal for just you or both parties? Are you a good listener? These are all things that need to be considered before you enter into negotiations with a buyer and or a seller. As real estate professionals, we are trained in this area to help your transaction be a smooth transition to home ownership.