Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?

These are good questions and – lucky you – the answers are right here within the pages of ActiveRain, the top real estate social network on the planet.

Within our content library you'll find more millions of articles, written by the pros, on home selling topics like how to choose a listing agent, the questions to ask before hiring one, how to stage the home and create curb appeal. What happens if the appraisal comes in lower than the amount the buyer has offered? Is an offer from a buyer with a conventional loan approval better than one from an FHA buyer?

We have the answers here at ActiveRain and chances are great that if you can't find them now (which is hard to imagine!) you will find them tomorrow or the next day because our experts add hundreds of new posts every day.

Only ActiveRain gives you the chance to read news and advice from professionals who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk – the boots on the ground every day in the real estate industry.

Expert real estate advice, free for the reading – you gotta love that!

Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 92
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 15
Add Home Staging to this winning combo of ocean view and Highland Beach, Florida address and you'll have your high-rise condo SOLD!    Highland Beach, Florida is located in the southern portion of Palm Beach County  bordered by Delray Beach to the North and West, and Boca Raton to its south/w...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola, Florida: Homes in Pensacola For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List of Homes in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida. Do little fixes boost home sales? A home improvement website tracked projects and found many buyers enter the process with plans to renovate; sellers should ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Verano of PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale What is your ...
By Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
Comments 3
Short Sale Fraud is not a thing of the past. It's alive and well!! Normally the fraud is related to property value. Get the lender to accept way less than the property is worth and BAM! instant profit when you flip it. Sounds good right? Well it's not. It's illegal to provide a fabri...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 11
Home Stager, Marie Graham, hits the nail smack on the head in this one.... MLS photos are not taken seriously enough, and for the life of me, I have no idea why we are still seeing so many horrible pictures out there.  Whether you are agent, broker or seller....you have a responsibility to use qu...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 2
Hire the Agent Who Thinks Like a Buyer Thinks When Marketing Your Franklin TN Home You've decided to sell your Franklin TN home. The next step is hiring an agent for the job. You know your neighbor is a real estate agent and your sister's husband Joe knows an agent but how do you decide t...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 9
OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~9420 Jenaro Ct. 7/27/14 2-4p www.9420jenaro.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 9420 Jenaro Ct. Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house Sunday, July 27th from 2-4pm.   This home is located in the master planned community of Canyon Creek in ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 4
In the middle of my afternoon of preparing new listings for the week and talking with potential sellers, I ended up taking an emergency listing yesterday that popped up out of nowhere. Well, many listings seem to pop up out of nowhere these days from sellers who suddenly call and need their homes...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
    TOO LATE!     This Single Family Brick Beauty In Baltimore   Had Multiple Offers   2700 E. Northern Parkway Baltimore, Md.  21214 MLS #BA8243516       You missed this great single family brick home with an entrance parlor, living room with fireplace, separate dining room, eat in kitchen, sun ...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
$875 / 4br - 1317ft² - ▐►Summerville Rent to Own Duplex (131 Boone Street)     4BR / 2.5Ba 1317ft2 duplexavailable jul 22w/d hookups off-street park 131 Boone Street This is By Far the Best Valued Summerville Home in a Planned Community.Summerville, 4 Bedrooms - 2.5 Baths - Dorchester District 2 ...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Comments 3
Here's a handy dandy tip for buyers and sellers of real estate. Don't discuss the offer and negotiation you're going through, real time, on social media. You'd be surprised to know that the buyer, the seller and each of their real estate agents actually are reading and gauging the...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 2
Massapequa Park, NY Home Sold In 52 Days For details contact RE/MAX Wittney Estates View homes currently available for sale in Massapequa Park between $500,000.00 - $600,000.00   We congratulate Theresa Kusmierczyk  with RE/MAX Wittney Estates since 1985 for another job well done and we wish the...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 16
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...
By Jesse Poll, Keller Williams Realty, St. George Utah
(KELLER WILLIAMS Realty, St. George)
Comments 0
See all available Home for sale in Hurricane Utah 87 N 100 E Hurricane, UT 847374 beds, 2 baths, $139,000  1 of 25 photos  View all photos    Back to Search Results  Forward to a Friend  Request More Information  Print this Home  Request a Visit  Save this Search  Share on Facebook   Listing Inf...
By David Dee, Real Estate - San Gabriel Valley (L.A.) & N. Orange County CA
(IRN REALTY)
Comments 1
HIGH DEMAND RENTAL AREA.   PROPERTY ADDRESS: 17201 ELM, HUNTINGTON BEACH CA 92647   2 Units in Front building plus Detached 2-story HOME built 2002 in back building. Special mix of 3 Units on 2 separate buildings. Located in Cul-De-Sac on 10,000+ sft lot.   Prime Location of Huntington Beach. Co...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 2
First Impressions Start Outside the Home with Curb Appeal!              CURB APPEAL is the primary piece of advice I give my sellers. When buyers approach a home, they will form an immediate opinion about it, which means they probably have an opinion on it before they get inside.   If the "c...
By Dale Samples, REALTOR -Homes for Sale Charleston, West Virgini
(304.741.4705 • www.dalesamples.com )
Comments 1
Sold! Lake Chaweva Cabin Has New Owner Situated on 1/2 acre wooded lot, this charming rustic cabin is great for a get-away without really going away. The home features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with a loft that could be 3rd bedroom. Best of all, it is located in Cross Lanes, WV which is classified as a ...
By Wayne Johnson, San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS®)
Comments 1
Ranch Home Sold in Laurel Mountain Ranch This ranch home sold in Laurel Mountain Ranch. It was placed on the market in early June and was under contract two weeks later.   Nicely maintained and gently lived in, it competed very effectively with some of the newly constructed homes in the area. Lau...
By Denise Dimares, Realtor, Investor Serving DC and MD
(Exit Bennett Realty)
Comments 1
  When you are determined to sell your house, one of the first choices that comes up is tactical:  do you try to sell it yourself as a “For Sale by Owner” property or do you enlist a real estate agent?  Since your object is to maximize your profit, you might think that most thrifty home owners wo...