Selling

On ThinkGlink.com, selling typically refers to selling a home, whether that home is a single-family house, a condominium, a co-op, a townhome, or a vacant piece of land. When you’re selling your home, or any piece of real estate, you need to decide what process you want to follow – whether you want to hire a real estate agent or do a for sale by owner (also known as FSBO). Selling includes, cleaning up and organizing your home, figuring out what the selling price should be, hiring the team you’ll need to sell your property (which might include an agent), potentially staging the home, negotiating the sale and closing on the transaction. Selling also includes getting the word out that your home is for sale by using every marketing means possible, including setting up an individual website for the property, listing it on Craigslist.com, Zillow.com and other sites, telling people at work or in your neighborhood that the property is for sale, and even placing a sign in your front yard. Use

How to Sell a House When You Have Pets

Your pets are an important part of your family, but when you’re trying to sell your house buyers should not be able to see or smell their presence. Even if your pets are all bark and no bite, you’ll want to …

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Advantages of Pre-listing Home Inspections

If you want to gain an advantage when you’re selling your house, consider a pre-listing home inspection. Hiring a professional home inspector to walk through your house before you list it could speed up the sale. A pre-listing home inspection …

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Should Children be at Home Showings?

If you’re a parent who is planning on selling your home, it’s a good idea to keep some child etiquette rules in mind before your showing. You can make sure your child doesn’t derail your chances of selling your home …

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How to Protect Your Identity When You Sell Your Home

If you’re trying to sell your home, you should be thinking about ways to protect your identity. Identity theft can be a very real threat if you’re not careful. Strangers can easily rifle through your personal financial data if you …

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Four DIY Lighting Tips to Help You Sell Your Home

The right DIY lighting updates can make spaces look larger than they are and help you sell your home more quickly. Space is second only to location when it comes to what buyers want in a house. Capitalize on whatever …

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How to Find the Best Temperature for Your Home During an Open House

Once you find the best temperature for your home during an open house, potential buyers should feel comfortable and welcome. They should feel as though your home is an inviting and relaxing place to spend their time – and possibly …

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Open House Tips to Help You Sell Your Home

Holding an open house is one of the best ways to sell your home, especially if you know a few tips and tricks to help get you started. An open house allows either agents or prospective homebuyers to walk through …

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Five Things to Fix Before Selling Your Home

Ignoring all the key things to fix when you’re selling your home is the quickest way to scare off prospective buyers. You don’t want cracked tile or leaky faucets to keep you from selling your home at a good price. …

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Underwater Homeowners: Options for Selling an Underwater Home

Underwater homeowners, need options for selling an underwater home? If a lender won’t agree to a short sale, there are other options.  By: Ilyce Glink and Samuel Tamkin In a recent column, we discussed an underwater homeowner’s options when dealing …

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Selling an Underwater Home After a Divorce

Options for selling an underwater home after a divorce are limited if one is the owner of the home and the other is the borrower. By: Ilyce Glink and Samuel Tamkin Q: I am separated from my husband. I live …

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