Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


These are good questions and – lucky you – the answers are right here within the pages of ActiveRain, the top real estate social network on the planet.


Within our content library you'll find more millions of articles, written by the pros, on home selling topics like how to choose a listing agent, the questions to ask before hiring one, how to stage the home and create curb appeal. What happens if the appraisal comes in lower than the amount the buyer has offered? Is an offer from a buyer with a conventional loan approval better than one from an FHA buyer?


We have the answers here at ActiveRain and chances are great that if you can't find them now (which is hard to imagine!) you will find them tomorrow or the next day because our experts add hundreds of new posts every day.


Only ActiveRain gives you the chance to read news and advice from professionals who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk – the boots on the ground every day in the real estate industry.


Expert real estate advice, free for the reading – you gotta love that!

Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated place ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2014 Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel as tho...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.  Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built in two va...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
Comments 40
Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Google to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in i Virginia. They ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
 Black Diamond de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellington Florida pa...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Equestrian Club de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Cuando se habla de bienes raíces en Wellington, debemos decir que El Equestrian Club de Wellington es una de las más maravillosas comunidades en el área. Definitivamente se sentirá inspirado al entrar a esta c...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
SOLD in the Windsor Heights Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GAMotivated sellers are always great because they are typically focused and ready to take advice to put their home in position to get seen and sold. That is exactly the case with my recent Bonaire GA sellers. The result is...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 22
Let the next owner take care of it. I hear this occasionally from sellers. It usually has to do with something like cleaning the carpets when you leave, or keeping the yard looking nice up to closing. I cringe when I hear this.As a buyer, you expect to find your new home that you just closed on i...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 23
   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 0
Flagstaff Single Level 4 Bedroom Horse Property Bordering Forest ServiceOpen House  on August 2, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm located at 3030 West Forest Hills Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Forested horse property! Equipped with an arena, corrals, a barn and bordering forest service!   This single level 4 bedroom ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 7
Equestrian Club of Wellington in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 When speaking of  Wellington real estate, we must say that Equestrian Club Of Wellington is one of the communities in the village we consider just one of the most wonderfully planned. You’ll surely be inspir...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 35
 Staging Stories- What Are You Waiting For? Home Stagers like to come in at the beginning, BEFORE the property goes on the market. However, it doesn't always turn out that way.Such was the case a few months ago. A caller contacted Room Service Home Staging to inquire about staging his occupied ho...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 12
Major Price Improvement North Kingstown RI Home for Sale 1354 Gilbert Stuart Road - Saunderstown Neighborhood   OPEN HOUSE Sunday August 2nd  11 a.m.- 1 p.m.   Near Route 1 and an amazingly solidly built home that must be sold say the sellers.  It is priced very aggressively for all buyers who a...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 13
3809 Harvest Ridge Dr. Clarksville TN Now PendingIt is always a good feeling for the seller and buyer when a home goes under contract. This is one of the new cottages located in Villas at Meriwether. Don't let the small size fool you because this is laid out well and has a main floor master bedro...
By Chris and Berna Sloan, Tooele UT
(Group 1 Real Estate)
Comments 0
   I posted this on Face Book a couple of days ago, as 5 reasons why you should sell your Tooele home. But I wanted to make sure everyone saw it so I am re posting here. Plus I wanted to make a correction.In addition to these 5 reasons you should sell now, is a 6th.Move up!With prices just starti...
By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Houston Bay Area, League City-Bay Area Homes
(KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CLEAR LAKE NASA)
Comments 10
Most every homeowner preparing to put their home on the market has concerns about under pricing, and ultimately walking away with less than they could have.  It's a reasonable concern and one that your real estate agent should adequately address.Real estate agents utilize MLS market data and pric...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
 JUST SOLD!!!Fantastic corner / cul-de-sac lot. One of the few acreage communities with a neighborhood pool and playground!Great Dripping Springs ISD schools.125 Polly’s Point Dripping Springs, TX. 786201.001 AcresFor more details on how to SELL your Dripping Springs area property contact:Jeremy ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 5
I recall a few years ago when some homeless squatters had broken into a home I had listed in Antelope and then refused to leave when the police showed up. They had changed the locks on the door and were sleeping on mattresses strewn about the living room. Crap and trash was littered from one end ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 11
767 Samantha Ln. Clarksville TN, Now SoldThere was a happy day this week for the buyer and seller as the closing went smoothly and without a hitch. This lovely home brought full price at $169,000 and the lender, SWBC did a great job and so did the title company, Bankers Title. This home is locate...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
Collections of things that are meaningful are a wonderful thing to enjoy ...while you are living in your house. When you make the decision to become a Home SELLER and not just a Home OWNER, it is best that the collections be stored for safe keeping...pack them up to be moved to the next house or ...