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Rhett Kniep, CBB


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There is a philosophy behind all negotiations, and having the right perspective and approach is vital to successful deals. I can answer questions regarding business and personal negotiation, and advise on successful strategies.

Experience in the area

I have been a business and real estate broker for over 12 years and a building contractor for over 20. I have done numerous trainings in commercial real estate and real estate investment and have managed multi million dollar funds for real estate investment clients. I have counseled both buyers and sellers in high dollar real estate and business deals.


Ca Association of Business Brokers, Contractor's State License Board, Better Business Bureau.


The Contractor Investor, Phi Logos Publishing, 2011


Certified Business Broker, California Association of Business Brokers, AA Communications, student at Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, dozens of real estate investment and negotiation trainings.

Awards and Honors

Stormy Seibring College Scholarship, Rescue Mission Service award, Film School Certificate

What do you like about this subject?

Negotiation is such an integral part of any dealing, I find it fascinating to see how using time-proven strategies helps everyone in a deal, and not only one side. Because applied negotiation always seeks a win-win result, I believe the study is worth anyone's time.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

People negotiate naturally, every day, but most never really think about it.

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FA01/03/171010Thanks for responding.
Claude12/28/15101010Thank you very much, i will do .....
David04/14/14101010Very good advice. Thank you.
Noel10/19/13101010Hi Rhett, thanks a lot for taking .....

Recent Answers from Rhett Kniep, CBB

2017-01-03 Convertible Equity:

Hello there    I appreciate your question. It sounds like there are a lot of details and considerations involved and some extremely important issues concerning wording of the agreements.     As such, I

2016-12-15 What to offer for ROI?:

Hi Meghan    There a vast number of variables here - definitely no hard and fast rule. Most investor situations involve one of two kinds of return: a part ownership in the business or a rate of return

2016-01-30 negotiation:

Hi SH    Sorry to hear about your difficulty with this person.    First off, I would say that yes you are right: issues such as this ARE negotiation, and yes it does happen in a business context all the

2015-12-26 Raw materials:

Hello Claude and thank you for your question.    You are right - information is what you need to negotiate any good deal!     There may be restrictions to buying directly from the importers. Usually importers

2015-03-24 T-shirts... how to sell 1,000,000:

Thanks for the question, Tanner.    Good to hear from a fellow entrepreneur! You definitely have the most important ingredient: drive (or ambition, vision, etc.) Keep the passion no matter what happens


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