1. Analyze Why You Are Selling If you understand your motives, you will be able to better negotiate and to get what it is that you want, whether it be a quick sale, high price, or somewhere in the middle.
2. Prepare Your Home for the Buyer Maximize the strengths of your property and fix up it's weaknesses. You want the buyer to walk away from your home with a lasting good impression.
3. Find an Agent That Understands Your Needs Make sure that your agent is loyal to you, and can negotiate to help you achieve your goals. In addition, they should be assertive and honest with both you and the buyer.
4. Be Prepared for Negotiation Learn and understand your buyer's situation
5. Negotiate for the Best Price and the Best Terms
Learn how to counter offer to get more from every offer.
6. Make Sure the Contract is Complete Be honest with your disclosures; you do not want to lose the deal because you were lying or diminishing your home's defects. Insist the buyers get a professional inspection. This will protect both you and the buyer.