Negotiation is one of the most valuable skills a real estate agent can offer you (View 10 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Real Estate Agent). With their experience, they have a toolbox of tried-and-true techniques for negotiation. Real estate agents know how to vet potential buyers to identify qualified offers, can skillfully work with the buyer’s agent to get an offer that meets your needs, and provide invaluable advice when negotiating counteroffers.
Robert Sivek recently earned his Certified Real Estate Negotiation Designation. The CREN certification focuses on negotiation approaches, the psychology of buying, and persuasion principles. This certification helps agents develop a specific negotiation strategy, increases likelihood of client satisfaction and referrals, and explores the influence of personality styles in the negotiating process.