How to Sell

How to Determine a Sale Price

Value range marketing could make your home more attractive to buyers.

Should You Try Selling by Yourself?

Before deciding whether to get an agent or not, review the pros and cons.

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  • Holding an open house can be a great way to get your home for sale noticed -- that is, if your home is in good condition. If not, well... "I have personally witnessed people who have walked into…   Read the Article

  • Homebuyers get away with a lot of things these days. Lowball offers. Closing cost credits. Tax credits. But just because you're in a hot buyer's market…   Read the Article

  • Anyone can hold an open house. But getting people to show up is a different story. If you want to get your home seen by potential buyers, here's what you should consider to make sure you don't…   Read the Article

  • They aren't the enemy or devious people, but that smiling real estate agent and the chipper homeowner have an ulterior motive. But don't worry: they aren't…   Read the Article

  • Use Color CreativelyColor can be incorporated in many ways, so don't be afraid to use it creatively. From unique pieces of art to decorative pillows, a pop of color can really catch a buyer's…   Read the Article

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  • Personal Possessions

    Published 03/18/13 in Home Styles
    Personal Possessions

    Religious decor, lawn ornaments, kids' toys scattered around or even piled up in a corner are a huge no-no, says Laura Slyman, owner of Slyman Real Estate in Knoxville, Tenn. "Sometimes…   See the Image

  • Yes, You Can Stage Your Home Yourself

    Got a home for sale? Sure, you could hire a professional stager and pay the big bucks. Or you could stage your home yourself with these simple tips for inside and outside.   See the Gallery

  • Clear Out All Toys

    Published 03/18/13 in Real Estate
    Clear Out All Toys

    "If you have kids, get rid of the toys all around the house. For all you know, the buyers could be empty nesters," Radice says. Put things in boxes and neatly stack them in the corner of…   See the Image

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