Judy Kuhtreiber, Realtor | Shrewsbury Real Estate, Marlborough Real Estate, Southborough Real Estate


Purchasing a condo should be fast and easy. However, negotiations with a condo seller can quickly become stressful and may put your chances to acquire your dream condo in danger.

Lucky for you, we're here to help you simplify the process of negotiating with a condo seller to ensure you can purchase your ideal property.

Here are three tips to help you navigate tough negotiations with a condo seller.

1. Consider the Condo Seller's Perspective

Think about the condo seller's perspective and try to find common ground with this individual. By doing so, you and the condo seller may be able to agree to terms that meet the needs of both sides.

When you initially submit an offer on a condo, ensure your proposal accounts for the condo's condition and the current state of the real estate market. That way, you'll be able to avoid the risk of submitting a "lowball" offer that falls below a condo seller's expectations.

Also, maintain open lines of communication throughout the negotiation process. This will allow you to listen to a condo seller's concerns and respond accordingly.

2. Collect Plenty of Housing Market Data

If a condo seller believes you are unwilling to pay a sufficient price for his or her condo, it is always a good idea to present housing market data to back up your offer.

Explore the housing market closely to learn about the prices of comparable condos in nearby cities and towns. This will allow you to see how a particular condo stacks up against similar properties in terms of price and condition.

In addition, check out the prices of recently sold condos in your area to identify housing market patterns and trends. With this real estate market information at your disposal, you'll be able to make an informed decision about whether to continue to negotiate with a condo seller or consider other properties.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent will negotiate with a condo seller on your behalf. Therefore, he or she will help you minimize the stress and anxiety that is commonly associated with condo negotiations.

Typically, a real estate agent will submit an offer on a condo and wait to hear back from a condo seller. If a condo seller decides to negotiate, a real estate agent will work with you throughout the negotiation process.

A real estate agent will listen to your condo buying concerns and questions and respond immediately. He or she also will provide honest, unbiased recommendations to help you make informed decisions during negotiations with a condo seller. This real estate professional will even share your concerns with a condo seller to help you get the best results possible.

When it comes to a negotiating with a condo seller, there is no need to worry. If you collaborate with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of condo negotiations. And ultimately, you may be able to move one step closer to buying a condo that meets or exceeds your expectations.


This Condo in Grafton, MA recently sold for $312,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Judy Kuhtreiber - LAER Realty Partners.


50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536

Condo

$299,999
Price
$312,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully upgraded, freshly painted condo in desirable Forest Hills! The inviting kitchen features upgraded cabinetry, gas cooking, new stainless steel appliances and track lighting! A lovely dining room with specialty lighting and gleaming hardwoods opens onto the bright and airy living room, which includes a gas fireplace, bay window with seating, and sliders w/custom blinds that open onto a freshly painted deck overlooking a peaceful back yard! A half-bath, tiled entryway and ample storage complete the main level. Gleaming hardwoods grace the entire 2nd floor. The master bedroom with dual closets opens onto a large master bath. The large 2nd bedroom has a double closet and dual windows. Laundry is conveniently closeted away in the hallway. There's a nice open loft office here. Spacious LL features a family room w/recessed lighting and fireplace - Perfect for entertaining & relaxing! Gas Heating ~ Central AC ~ Nest ~ ALL Appliances Included. Hurry - This one won't last!

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50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536

Condo

$299,999
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully upgraded, freshly painted condo in desirable Forest Hills! The inviting kitchen features upgraded cabinetry, gas cooking, new stainless steel appliances and track lighting! A lovely dining room with specialty lighting and gleaming hardwoods opens onto the bright and airy living room, which includes a gas fireplace, bay window with seating, and sliders w/custom blinds that open onto a freshly painted deck overlooking a peaceful back yard! A half-bath, tiled entryway and ample storage complete the main level. Gleaming hardwoods grace the entire 2nd floor. The master bedroom with dual closets opens onto a large master bath. The large 2nd bedroom has a double closet and dual windows. Laundry is conveniently closeted away in the hallway. There's a nice open loft office here. Spacious LL features a family room w/recessed lighting and fireplace - Perfect for entertaining & relaxing! Gas Heating ~ Central AC ~ Nest ~ ALL Appliances Included. Hurry - This one won't last!
Open House
Saturday
August 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536    Get Directions

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50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536

Condo

$299,999
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully upgraded, freshly painted Condo in desirable Forest Hills! Upgraded cabinetry, gas cooking, new stainless steel appliances and track lighting are in the inviting Kitchen!! Lovely Dining Room with specialty lighting and gleaming Hardwoods opens onto the bright and airy Living Room, which includes a gas Fireplace, bay window with seating, and sliders w/custom blinds that open onto a freshly painted Deck overlooking a peaceful back yard! A half-bath, tiled entryway and ample storage complete the main level. Gleaming hardwoods grace the entire 2nd floor. The Master Bedroom with dual closets opens onto a large Master Bath. The Large 2nd Bedroom has a double closet and dual windows. Laundry is conveniently closeted away in the hallway. There's a nice open loft office here. Spacious LL features a Family Room w/Recessed Lighting and Fireplace - Perfect for entertaining & relaxing! Gas Heating~Nest~ALL Appliances Included... Hurry - This one won't last!
Open House
Saturday
August 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536    Get Directions

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50 John Dr, Grafton, MA 01536

Condo

$299,999
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully upgraded, freshly painted Condo in desirable Forest Hills! Upgraded cabinetry, gas cooking, new stainless steel appliances and track lighting are in the inviting Kitchen!! Lovely Dining Room with specialty lighting and gleaming Hardwoods opens onto the bright and airy Living Room, which includes a gas Fireplace, bay window with seating, and sliders w/custom blinds that open onto a freshly painted Deck overlooking a peaceful back yard! A half-bath, tiled entryway and ample storage complete the main level. Gleaming hardwoods grace the entire 2nd floor. The Master Bedroom with dual closets opens onto a Master Bath with Large Soaking Tub w/shower! The Large 2nd Bedroom has a double closet and dual windows. Laundry is conveniently closeted away in the hallway. There's a nice open loft office here. Spacious LL features a Family Room w/Recessed Lighting and Fireplace - Perfect for entertaining & relaxing! Gas Heating~Nest~ALL Appliances Included... Hurry - This one won't last!
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