Selling your home can be a daunting process. The questions never seem to end: How do you set a price? What comps do you look at? How do you find a real estate agent to work with? (Or should you try selling by yourself?) How will you (and your agent) market your home? How do you sell… Read More » your home on the Web? How much can you expect to make from the sale of your home? How do you negotiate with a buyer? What about the agent's commission? And then the big question: Where are you going to move to and how will you coordinate your sale and your purchase (or move to a rental) at the same time? With such a plethora of questions, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, but AOL Real Estate's guides are designed to take you through the process step-by-step. With renowned experts in home sales and staging helping you discover new sources of value in your home-hidden in your kitchen, bath, and even your front yard-AOL Real Estate will give you helpful advice so you can can learn how to increase your house's curb appeal and get your house sold, no matter how up or down the housing market may be. Show Less »
In a competitive real estate market homeowners have to do whatever they can to make their home look attractive to perspective buyers. And these days that means more than just cleaning up and baking cookies. Home stagers are becoming a common step in the selling process. Here we share their secrets to making your home look its best.
Color in a home is a very personal decision, but when you go to sell, those navy blue walls might not be looked on so fondly at the open house. The good news is that painting is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to give your home a quick upgrade before it goes on the market. Here are a few guides to help you pick the best color for a quick sale.
From how to get your listing noticed to negotiating the home sale, a for sale by owner transaction can save you thousands of dollars -- if you do it right. Here's how to avoid having your home sit on the market for too long, and other pitfalls FSBO sellers come across. We'll help you do it right.
Before you put your home on the market consider a few upgrades that might help your house stand out among other listings. Investing in a few home improvements could reap big profits. We'll tell you where to start.