Selling Your Home Overview
A Big Deal
It may be the first time, or you may be old hat. Either way, selling your home can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? How do you choose a realtor? How do you sell in a highly competitive market? And how do you get top dollar for what is probably your single most important investment?
In the Trusty Guide to Selling Your Home, we’ll give you the big picture of what’s in store, the details on your options, the lowdown on terminology you need to know, and the highlights on how to manage through lulls and special circumstances. We’ll help you figure out how to capitalize on the best methods for selling, where to exercise caution, and how to recognize when it’s time to try a different approach. The guide is divided into the following sections:
- Home Selling Overview
- When To Sell Your Home
- How To Sell Your Home
- For Sale By Owner
- Hiring a Realtor
- Marketing Your Home
- Managing Offers and Contracts
- Closing and Closing Costs
- Inspection and Inspectors
- Moving On and Moving Out
You can read the guide straight through or skip around to the topics that interest you the most. At the end of the guide, be sure to check out our selling your home quiz to test your knowledge and our recommended selling your home links for more information.
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Read on to learn how to minimize your disruption, maximize your home’s potential, and get the best possible price when selling your home!