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 Shanta Jackson, ShantaSells
(Carolina MaxRealty)
Comments 5
With home values surging and inventory low, now may be the time to finally list that income property. But, as tempting as it may seem, wait until your tenant has moved out before you list your home. Whenever you list your home, you want to make sure of three things:      It’s easy to show.     It...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 11
    We suspect every listing presentation, in part, explains how the price of a house is determined..."The Market"....evil spirit some feel it is....makes that choice.   Sellers expecting a greater return...because of their investment, financial position, pride of ownership, expectation....and th...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
Comments 1
3 Bd -1 Ba 1080 Sq Ft Investor Special HOUSE PRICED to SELL NOW!    ▐►PRICED to SELL NOW! Investor Special HOUSE. Mendel Rivers Road, St. Stephen SC 29479 Lovely St. Stephen, Berkeley County SC. 44 Miles From Down Town Charleston.This is a 3 bedroom 1 bath brick house that sets on one half spacio...

By Steve Fox
(DFW Urban Realty)
Comments 0
Once we have marketed your Rockwall home successfully, there follows the delightful interlude during which the eager buyer awaits your response to his or her offer. It will be 100% delightful if, in evaluating the offer, all details are as you hoped and expected. But many times, evaluating an off...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 5
If You are Selling Your Prospect CT Home in 2017, Now is the Time to PrepareFor Prospect CT Home owners that are looking to sell their home in 2017, it is essential to make the home as attractive as possible and to ensure that it gets its best exposure. While it is still too cold to do anything o...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 28
5 Top Reasons Why Your Home Won’t SellMost Realtors work really hard to get listings as they say “you must list to last”. Finding homeowners ready to sell their home and list with us is very exciting both for the Realtors and the homeowners. Realtors look forward to getting a commission check and...

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 10
Pheasant Run has seen slow sales activity over the last three years, because there haven't been many homes on the market to sell. Like other neighborhoods in the area, Pheasant Run has also seen some price improvement.  In 2014 three homes sold with an average selling price of $139,933 and a medi...

By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 26
I used to set off burglar alarms on a weekly basis. I had a little phobia, and on more than one occasion, I had to root through my purse for my real estate license when Officer Friendly pulled up in her patrol car and I had to justify being at the scene of what she thought might be a crime.  But ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
Comments 0
    Sold Market Sea Holly Ridge 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     1     $213,500     $213,500     $213,500     83                   FHA     1     $179,000     $179,000     $179,0...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 2
Selling a home is no easy feat. There are many factors to consider for a successful outcome such as preparing your home for sale, getting the home’s paperwork together and finding a good Realtor®. The most crucial step towards selling a home however is deciding how to price it. Pricing your home ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
Comments 0
3 Bd 01 Ba 1080 Sq Ft Investor Special HOUSE PRICED to SELL NOW! (Mendel Rivers Road, St Stephen, SC) 3BR / 1Ba 1080ft2 available now housew/d in unitoff-street parking               ▐►PRICED to SELL NOW! Investor Special HOUSE.Lovely St. Stephen, Berkeley County SC. 44 Miles From Down Town Charl...

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 4
Del Ray in Eckert, Colorado is one Delta County neighborhood that has seen some major price improvement over the last year. Let's compare the sales figures between 2015 and 2016. In 2015 there were three homes sold with an average selling price of $169,000. The median sales price is $168,000 so t...

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 2
Some activities in Sacramento real estate could be put on the back burner on simmer while I was in Hawaii for 6 weeks, but other stuff required immediate attention. Like when people needed to go on the market and sell right away, I made that happen, if it it meant I would be spending less time on...

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 16
This is one of those neighborhoods where we don't see a lot of turnover. Sales numbers are normally low, because this is a neighborhood that people love to call home.  2016 was the best year for sales out of the last three years. There were three sales with an average selling price of $153,166. I...

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 7
West Ador is a Cedaredge neighborhood that has seen a lot of price improvement over the last year. In the past this neighborhood experienced a fairly high foreclosure rate that caused property values to drop. Those values are coming back. Let's take a look at that the sales history for the last t...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 0
Unique country style farm house located "in town" just one block from corner store, cafe, church, schools and more, yet all on 2+ acres surrounded by trees, wildlife and beautiful VIEWS! This home has all of the country charm w/all the modern highlights, and an open vaulted feel, 6 car garage PLU...

By Minna Reid, Team Lead - Reid Real Estate Group
(Keller Williams CT)
Comments 0
Several employment changes and the crash of the housing market left these Fairfield, CT homeowners with an unaffordable mortgage and an upside down home. After years of failed attempts to modify their loan or sell their luxury CT home without success, our clients decided it was finally time to cu...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 2
This modified two story has 3 bedrooms on one level, 3 baths and an open concept. It has a pond and backs up to the golf course. Also the backyard is fenced which is great for kids and pets. There is a gas fireplace in the family room which walks out to a maintenance free deck. The lower level is...

By Chris Harrison, Broker/Owner CRS, GRI, ABR, SFR, SRES, RCC, CRB
(Exit Realty Horizons)
Comments 0
Beautiful three bedroom, two bath home with split bedroom plan.All three bedrooms are seperated.Gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar, pantry; lots of cabinet and counter space.All appliances are staying with the house including the washer and dryer!!Living room with tile floor...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
Comments 0
    Sold Market Virginia Dare Shores 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     25     $6,801,000     $272,040     $279,000     164                   VA     1     $349,900     $349,900   ...