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Learn all you need to know about selling a house. We cover everything from selling a house yourself or hiring a real estate agent to signing the closing papers.

What to Consider When Shopping for a New Home Online

More and more people every month are finding their new home or property online. There is tremendous convenience and ease with which you can surf through multiple listings, experience interactive virtual tours, and research communities from the comfort of...

Preparing a House for Potential Buyers

Selling a house can be a stressful point in your life, especially if it has been on the market for a while and just does not seem to be moving. There are ways that an owner can help their...

An Open House – Can it Help Sell A House?

It is pretty likely that you have heard about the use of an open house to sell a home. The concept is fairly straightforward; a seller will decided to make his or her house available for public viewings on...

Selling Home in a Soft Market – Hire a Real Estate Agent

With the big selling boom of 2005 long gone, home sellers are now returning to a market that is much more traditional. There are many people who may consider this a “soft” market, but in actuality it is really...

Helping Your Child Cope with a Move

When I was a child, it was not uncommon for my family to move. In fact, we moved a fair amount and I remember the loss that went with a move. It wasn’t just about losing my friends, which...

Selling a House Due to a Divorce

One of the realities of today’s world is that over half of the population will experience a divorce. Of course, divorces are not just a severing of two people’s emotional lives from each other; they also include a division...

Selling Your Home Yourself – Pros and Cons

People have been known to sell their homes themselves for a variety of reasons: they want to save on commission fees, want to meet the future owner of their house personally, they want to personalize the selling and negotiating...

When is a Good Time to Sell Your House?

Selling a house is a big decision, and there will be many factors in your decision to put your house on the market. Some people are just ready for a bigger home to accommodate a growing family, while others...

Tips on Staging a House

With just the right special effects, good staging can transform a home into a house of dreams. Done wrong and a home can become more like the set of a horror movie, a real house of screams. Home staging has...

Selling a House – One of the Biggest Transactions of your Life

Selling a house can truly be one of life’s more crazy experiences. It is probably the biggest transaction that you will ever make in one sitting, where the money is going totally to you. There are several things to...

Home Invasions – Facts and Statistics

Recent high-profile incidents of home invasions have received considerable exposure in the media. The impact of home invasions extends well beyond just the violence of the crime itself to a long-term loss of the victim’s sense of safety in their home. It is increasingly important that you know exactly...

Buying an Older Home – Pros and Cons

While the thought of buying a newly built home is appealing it’s a simple fact that the majority of homes sold within the US and Canada are ‘existing’, or ‘older‘ homes. In fact, statistics show that around 95% of homes sold in the United States each year are existing...

Bidding Wars – How to Win the House or When to Walk Away

Just when you thought it was over: Deciding on an agent, Learning areas and neighborhoods, Learning new terminology like functional obsolescence, The unexpected revisit of your five-year plan, Hugs and hate with your mate, Unfolding and folding maps, Burning untold gas and rubber, Walking around strange homes (some stranger than others!), and Finally finding the one or at...

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