A property negotiator's tips for buying a home at the best possible price caught up with Scott to get his 9 expert tips for property negotiation.

'The art of negotiation is a tricky business, one often fraught with anxiety for first home buyers and seasoned purchasers alike.

"Many humans would prefer to avoid confrontation," says Scott Aggett, founder of property negotiation firm Hello Haus. Aggett is a former Sydney real estate agent of 23 years who jumped ship to become a professional property negotiator for the good guys.

"Negotiation can be like a contact sport – brutal at times. So, the inexperienced buyer or someone not comfortable putting their point across may see anxiety levels through the roof."