Most would-be buyers and sellers believe the real estate “deal” is negotiated at the signing of the contract.
In many cases, the deal-making and negotiations only start at the contract signing. Even in more competitive real estate markets, negotiations still happen once in escrow.
Issues typically arise after the home inspection, and those issues tend to result in another round of negotiations for credits or fixes.
Here are three buyer tips for negotiating repairs after a home inspection.
1. Ask for a credit for the work to be done
The sellers are on their way out. If the property is moving toward closing, they’re likely packing and dreaming of their life post-sale. The last thing they want to do is repair work on their old…