Selling a Home

Selling a home can take patience, but with proper staging and preparation, a home can sell in no time. Learn what it takes to sell a home with these articles.

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In today's sluggish real estate market, people are finding new and creative ways to sell their houses. Some are even turning to an automotive deal to unload their house: the trade-in.

By Emilie Sennebogen

These 6 tips on the real estate closing process will help you when buying or selling a home. Read these 6 tips on the real estate closing process.

Learn how to flip a house for quick cash to ensure that all your hard work pays off. Read about how to flip a house for quick cash at HowStuffWorks.


These offer tips will help you make good decisions when buying a home. Read these offer tips at HowStuffWorks.

By Kirsten Kemp

You may have seen advertisements staring celebrities James Garner or Robert Wagner that go something like this... "If you're 62 years of age or older and own your own home..." They're endorsing reverse mortgage loans. But is it a good idea, or are they just trying to make a buck?

By Sarah Siddons

When you buy or sell a house, you'll probably encounter a multiple listing service. But some agents are concerned because people sidestep them and instead use the multiple listing services to share information.

By Sarah Siddons

For Sale By Owner signs are popping up all over the place. More and more people are sidestepping real estate agents and selling homes on their own. Some sellers save thousands of dollars this way.

By Sarah Siddons


Whether it's the inviting blue of a clear summer sky or the cold, impersonal gray of a waiting room, color can actually have a psychological and physical impact on us. But is the impact enough to sell your home?

By Jessika Toothman

Foreclosure is a frightening and increasingly common scenario in which homeowners lose their home because they can't make their mortgage payment. Why is this scenario playing out in a neighborhood near you?

By Molly Edmonds

Home staging isn't decorating -- it's more like depersonalizing your home to make it more attractive to potential buyers.

By Tiffany Connors

House flipping is buying a house or property and selling it for a profit. If everything works, you could make out well. But if something goes wrong, you could be stuck with an extra mortgage payment.

By Tiffany Connors


Selling a house is a complicated process, no matter how good the real estate market is. Whether you're a first-time home seller or not, you probably have a bunch of questions.

By Jacob Silverman