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Can You Step up to the Plate and Be a Savvy First Time Seller?
Just as when you are buying your first home, there are important things to know as a seller when you are selling for the first time. Understanding the process is essential for your success.
As this is a new experience, you are sure to feel some anxiety about what to do and what not to do. And since selling your home to move to a new one (possibly a relocation) causes a fair degree of anxiousness anyhow, combined with being a newbie you are likely feeling pretty tense...as well as lacking in knowledge.
As a first time home seller, there are things you should do and things you shouldn't. And you have certain responsibilities in terms of paperwork, disclosures and more (this, of course, varies by state). Bear in mind some of this is legally mandated, so don't take it lightly. The more you know about what to expect, the better prepared you will be and the less anxiety you will likely feel when problems arise. Education is critical for you as the selling consumer. You need to make sure you understand the required paperwork that you can expect, including the listing agreement and the terms and conditions.
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