You love your home, and think it should sell for top dollar. But how do you make sure buyers see it the same way? Find out about marketing strategies, appropriate pricing, negotiating, and tax issues here.
Seller financing -- when the seller of a home takes on the role of lender in a home sale -- can help both sellers and buyers in a tight credit market. Sellers may be able to sell their home faster in a slow market and get a sizable return on the investment. Buyers can benefit from less stringent qualifying and down payment requirements and better loan terms. But sellers should be aware of the risks inherent in seller financing.
Selling a home brings on a whole host of questions and, sometimes, anxieties. How much is your house really worth? What if you set the price too high or too low? Are you willing to pay a 5-6% commission for an agent's help? Should you repaint or remodel before putting the house on the market? This article will look at the home-selling process step by step and provide links to other sources of information.