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Reasons to Sell

Our goal is to help you make the right decision about whether to sell your house. When you do, we want to make sure that you get the best possible price. People's reasons for wanting to sell their houses are almost as varied as the houses themselves.

Getting Financially Organized

Before you set out to trade in your current house for a better one, you should take a good look at your overall budget and what costs will increase with your new home.

Preparing to Sell

Choosing the time of year to put your house on the market is an important decision. You can use the predictability of these cycles to your advantage.

Your Real Estate Team

House selling is a team sport. After you assemble a winning team, your players should give you solid advice so you can make great decisions. Here's an overview of the possible players on your team.

Listing Contracts and Commissions

A listing contract is a personal service contract between you and a licensed real estate broker. This gives an overview of the types of listing agreements and explains your listing contract obligations.

Marketing Your Home

The key to selling your house for top dollar is to implement an ad campaign to generate spirited buyer competition for your property. The following sections describe the most effective types of advertising.


If you follow these basic negotiating guidelines, your deal will practically take care of itself. This explains why you should conduct all negotiations face-to-face, get everything in writing, and make sure that deadlines are met.

Closing the Deal

From an accounting standpoint, however, the most precious piece of paper is the final closing statement. It records all the money related to your transaction either as credits or debits.

After You Sell

Selling your house and buying another takes a great deal of your time and money. So, when you choose your next home, choose carefully. This covers pulling together your next down payment as well as renting options.

Rental Issues

If you own property that you hold solely for rental/investment purposes, you probably have a great deal of discretion about when you sell the property. As with other investments, you may be wondering when is a good time to sell.

Selling FAQs

Here to answer all the questions you may have.