How to Sell Your Home With Little Hassle
To get the most out of your home sale, you'll need to do your homework -- and work around your home.
Here, we walk you through the steps to a successful sale -- from maximizing curb appeal to ensuring a smooth settlement.
Spruce Up Your Home
There's no second chance to make a good first impression. Here's how to put a fresh face on the ol' homestead.
Seller's Checklist: Interior
Print out this checklist to identify areas inside your home that need work prior to putting it on the market.
Seller's Checklist: Exterior
Use this checklist to help inspect your house from roof to foundation.
Should You go it Alone?
If you live in a hot market, you may not have to pay an agent thousands of dollars to sell your house.
Hire a Pro
If you'd rather not spend the time or the effort selling the place yourself, here's how to find the best agent for you.
Determining the Right Price
Don't overprice or you'll scare away prospective buyers.
Negotiating With Buyers
Here's what to look for when the offers come rolling in.
What to Do Before Accepting a Buyer's Purchase Agreement
Be sure to review these key areas beforehand.
Preparing to Go to Settlement on a Home
Most of the hard work is done by the buyer, but you'll still need to ride herd on the agents, lawyers and title clerks.
What You Should Bring to Closing
Before you go to closing, you'll need to have these six documents prepared beforehand.