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Sell a Home: Step-by-Step

If “sell my house” is at the top of your to-do list, you’ve landed on the right page. We break down the process into easy-to-follow steps, with insights from the real home-selling experts. This is the ultimate guide to how to sell your house — from deciding if you really should sell, to finding a real estate agent who’ll be your partner through it all, to pricing your home, prepping it, holding an open house, and negotiating offers. Selling a home isn’t hard if you’ve got the right guide.

Steps to Selling Your Home

Time to sell your home? There’s a lot to do. Here’s the help you need each step of the way.

Finding an Agent & Pricing Your Home

Selling your home is hard. And emotional. You need an impartial guide to keep you on course.

Preparing for Your Open House

Strangers will be judging your home (talk about anxiety!). Staging will help — a lot.

Reviewing Offers & Negotiating

Someone wants your house! But is it a good offer? Your agent will help you negotiate.

Closing the Sale

Almost done! Just make sure your home’s in top-notch shape 24 hours ahead of closing.

All in Sell a Home: Step-by-Step