From Spotlight: Steps to Selling Your Home

Sell Your Home: Step-by-Step

Close the chapter (lovingly) on your old home with the right support system.

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Consider this infographic your bird's eye view of the home selling process. You know -- a level set. Then check out our guide to the whooooole process.

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The home selling process can seem like a Herculean job. But your agent and the rest of your expert and emotional support network will help you deal. Here’s your birds-eye view of the 11 main steps to selling a house.

  • Step 1: Decide to sell your house.
  • Step 2: Research the market.
  • Step 3: Select an agent.
  • Step 4: Price your home.
  • Step 5: Prepare your home.
  • Step 6: Market your home.
  • Step 7: Be ready for home showings.
  • Step 8: Entertain offers.
  • Step 9: Negotiate with the buyer.
  • Step 10: Have your home inspected.
  • Step 11: Close the deal.
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