HOME SELLING ARTICLES
When it comes to selling your home, we have information needed to find a buyer for your home. Learn what details appeal to home buyers, step up your home’s curb appeal, get tips to showcase your home, learn what documents you’ll need, and much more!
Be sure to download MilitaryByOwner’s comprehensive home selling e-books for even more details and then check out our regularly published home selling blog posts.
PREPARING TO SELL
GET READY TO SELL YOUR HOUSE: HOME SELLING 101 A solid plan will make your home shine above the competition. Learn all the steps needed for a successful home sale.
HOW TO ESTIMATE YOUR HOME'S VALUE These 3 tips will help you and/or your agent to arrive at a good competitive price of your home.
SELLING TO A VA LOAN BUYER Whether or not you're military, learn how to prepare your home for sale to a home buyer using the VA home loan benefit.
WHAT HOMEOWNERS AND LANDLORDS SHOULD UNDERSTAND ABOUT THE FAIR HOUSING ACT As a home seller or landlord, it's important for you to understand the Fair Housing Act, which is federally mandated to protect buyers and renters from discriminatory practices during real estate transactions, including securing financing.
A GUIDE FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS WORKING WITH MILITARY HOME BUYERS AND SELLERS There’s so much more to know about military homeowners than the ins and outs of the VA home loan process. A knowledgeable agent can make the difference for a military member or veteran buying or selling a home.
FOR SALE BY OWNER OPTION
FOR SALE BY OWNER BASICS Use this 6-step guide to get you through your FSBO from start to finish.
DEMYSTIFYING FOR SALE BY OWNER Selling your home is a business transaction! Break it down into bite sized pieces.
FOR SALE BY OWNER FAQ's Tips and advice shared by those who have sold their home by owner.
AVOID THESE 3 "FOR SALE BY OWNER" MISTAKES Know what is required from your state as you deal with home inspections, appraisals, and closing.
UPDATES AND REPAIRS TO MAKE BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOME Start with the rooms that will give you a higher return from your renovation.
HOME STAGING 101 You may protest that your home is already decorated. Realize that decorating and home staging are different.
SHOWCASE YOUR HOME LIKE AN AGENT How can you "show off" your home like a pro? Here's a few tips for getting the right photos and writing an enticing home description.
INSPECTIONS AND CLOSING
HOME INSPECTIONS: WHAT SELLERS NEED TO KNOW A home inspection can be nerve wracking, even if you have a flawless home! What does a home inspector look for?
18 STEPS HOME SELLERS SHOULD EXPECT AT CLOSING. Step by step to prepare for the closing.
WHAT HOME SELLERS SHOULD EXPECT AT CLOSING Be prepared for the process, seller fees, and documents that you'll be dealing with at closing.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT TAXES WHEN SELLING A HOME Know the tax implications and comfortably estimate the finances involved with a future sale of your home as a primary residence or a rental property.
HOME SELLING ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
HOME SELLING LEGAL FORMS
Buying or selling a home is often the biggest financial event in a person's life, so getting the proper legal documentation in order is critical. Most real estate legal documentation varies state-to-state. All of our residential real estate forms are professionally drafted and state-specific when required. Find all the right forms for residential home buying and selling right here.
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