You found the perfect home in
town, and you have made a very low offer. The sellers responded with a
counter-offer which was several thousand dollars lower than their asking price.
You came back with a little higher bid, and they came down some more. After
many days of back and forth, you finally reached an agreement, and you
are very pleased with the results.
If you have driven a hard bargain for a home,
try to be sensitive about making any additional requests from the sellers. As
you move forward to your closing date, keep in mind that the sellers may not share
your excitement. They may still be suffering from the negotiations. If you and the
sellers are feeling a little tired after a rough negotiation, you still have
time to help everyone walk away from the transaction feeling satisfied with the