Practical Advice For Home Sellers


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Top 5 First-Time Home Seller Tips

Selling a home comes with lots of challenges, whether you've been in the house for four years or four decades. Here are my top 5 first-time home seller tips to keep in…

How to Overcome Typical Home Seller Fears

Selling a home is scary for most people. It's an enormous financial transaction, with all sorts of potential financial, emotional and practical implications. Here's how to get beyond some of the most…
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What to Do if Your Home Is Not Selling

In a strong market, a home priced right that shows well often sells within six weeks. If it doesn’t, many sellers become frustrated and anxious, especially if their agent suggests a price reduction. Here's what…
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How to Sell Your Home in the Fall

If you need to sell your home, fall is a great time to list it, despite conventional wisdom. With less competition for buyers than in the spring, selling now may even turn…
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Home Damaged During Escrow? Here’s What to Do

Home damaged during escrow due to fire, flood or other event? Here's what you need to do. 1. Review the contract Most contracts include a process for dealing with damage if it happens. Typically,…
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Planning to Sell Your Home? It’s Never Too Early to Strategize

Selling a home is a big financial and emotional transaction, one of the biggest you'll ever experience. So it's vital to plan your sale as much as you can in advance. Here are…
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Tips for Selling a Home Remotely

Sometimes, you have to move quickly and sell your home later, often from a distance. It's challenging enough to sell a home. And being far away makes it even more challenging to prep the…
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Are You Ready to Sell Your Home?

The real estate market is strong in many areas, so it might be tempting to put your home up for sale. But are you really ready to sell your home? Here are some…
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What You Should Know About Real Estate Comps

Real estate comps is a term that refers to homes located in the same area and that are similar in size, condition and features as the home you're trying to buy or sell. Buyers look…

How to avoid delays in a real estate transaction

Delays in a home closing can often involve a financial penalty or additional negotiations, causing tempers to flare. Here are four items that should go at the top of your home closing…