Negotiating House Prices Free Online Course | Alison

How to Negotiate the Price When Buying a House

Learn useful tips and techniques when negotiating the price of the house of your dreams with this course.

Finances and Banking
Free Course
This free online house price negotiation course teaches you about price negotiation techniques for people shopping for a house. This course was developed by the Procurement Academy, a training institute dedicated to the development and training of procurement professionals. It will give you a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to negotiate the price when buying a house directly from the seller or from a professional estate agent.





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This course begins by teaching you how to negotiate the price when buying a house. Buying a house is the largest financial investment decision most people will make in their lives and can sometimes be a source of great stress and anxiety for buyers. With this course, you will learn the importance and benefits of getting the advice and guidance of financial experts when purchasing a house but cannot afford it.

You will then follow a couple who wants to buy a house and learn from their example to avoid expensive mistakes. Buying your own home has its benefits. It gives you the satisfaction of owning the house you live in, better privacy, predictable and more stable cost, and the opportunity to have close ties with your community. Homes also increase in value, build equity, and provide a nest egg for the future.

Buying a home is an exciting but scary milestone in one's life and homeownership is a long-term financial commitment. With this course, people who are planning to buy a home or is in the process of buying a house will learn tips and techniques useful when negotiating the price of the house they're eyeing. Make sure to check out this course to enhance your negotiation skills before making the big move. 

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand the bidding process when purchasing a house; - Understand the concept of walk-away price; - How to negotiate with a house seller or professional estate agent; - Negotiating skills to lower the asking price.


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