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 Tessa Skeens, Marketing + Staging For Denver Realtors, Builders
(Hampton ReDesign, Home Staging and Redesign )
Comments 11
The other week, a colleague and I were talking about how challenging it can be to find a way to repurpose and recycle household items. Once you've outgrown an appliance or a dated electronic, it's time to consider where to put them besides out by the curb.   As a home stager, I run into this ques...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 6
For SALE ~ 771 SW 148th Ave #1311 Sunrise FL 33325 by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties       Click HERE to see the virtual tour of this fabulous home.   KEY FEATURES:   Lovable and a perfect location, sitting between Weston & Davie. Completely new kitchen cabinets and counters. New stain...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 3
Balmoral condos for Sale,2 New Listings-3 Recently Reduced, 9801 Collins Av - FL 33154   New Listings in Balmoral Condo Bal Harbour Miami Unit PH4 For Sale at $899,990 listed 21 day(s) ago.Unit 16K For Sale at $1,100,000 listed 23 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these De...
By Erika Rogers, Your Personal St George Utah Real Estate Guide!
(Re/Max First Realty)
Comments 4
4696  Whisper Point St George UT  84790 | JUST LISTED IN SUNRIVER 55+ Active Adult Community Golf course living at it’s best!  Panoramic views to die for in SunRiver. Gorgeous upgraded home on the golf course, 3 bedroom or 2 + den, 2 bath & 3 car garage. Popular Transitions floor plan w/split bed...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 1
Bellini condos for Sale,1 New Listings-1 Recently Reduced, 10225 Collins Av - FL 33154   New Listings in Bellini Condo Bal Harbour Miami Unit 2004 For Sale at $3,900,000 listed 15 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these Deals Unit PH2202 For Sale at $6,185,000 Price Reduce...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 14
Alhambra CA - 1000 Westmont Drive Traditional Home in Emery Park Area   Showings start Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:30AM until 1PM   Combining both a Broker Caravan with a Public Open House   Here’s an opportunity to see this home on its first available day.   Three bedrooms   Two baths   1238 sq...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 2
Bal Harbour 101 condos for Sale, 0 New Listings-1 Recently Reduced, 10155 Collins Av -  FL 33154   New Listings in Bal Harbour 101 Condo Bal Harbour Miami   Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these Deals Unit 1502 For Sale at $2,300,000 Price Reduced By (-8.5%)     Arlen House condo Su...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
Comments 16
  Homes for sale in Stroudsburg PA, Beautiful Home in Northgate Estates!     SOPHISTICATED BEAUTY IN NORTHGATE ESTATES!   Highly sought after neighborhood! Close to town and like new condition all describe the allure of this Lovely home in Stroudsburg. Come home to relax in style.   Curl up in y...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 159
Will the Neighbor’s Dogs Kill Your Sale?   A new listing popped up in my alerts for a neighborhood I am watching for a very particular client.   The property is exactly she is looking for in terms of location, price, style (single story), among other features.   I went to preview it immediately (...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Century 21 Manausa and Associates)
Comments 54
I saw an infographic recently which was titled "How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers?" that was published by the California Association of Realtors, and it makes for a timely article for people who are selling a home in Tallahassee. While our market is not "on fire" like many markets in Ca...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 31
Last week a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) told me that he wanted/needed to save money on the sale of his home so he wasn't going to use a Realtor and that if he needed any help or questions answered that he'd simply have the title company help him. FSBO's or anyone else can get help from their local t...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
Staging FAQ’s: Does My Home Have to be Perfect to Sell It? Often when I see Home Staging photos, the homes look like a model home. Get real!  No one lives like that! When I’m providing a staging consultation, I sense when the homeowner is concerned that they will have to turn their home into a “s...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 34
Baptism by Fire - My First Real Estate Deal Green as the summer grass I was standing by the administrators desk in my newly joined real estate office when a lawyer came flying in the office saying I need a Realtor!  I'm a Realtor I said.  So we pow wowed about this  RI real estate property that n...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
Comments 10
  Selling Your Home? Don't Play the Role of a REALTOR®...   With so much online information there are some sellers entertaining the idea of listing their home for sale without a REALTOR®. They think they can play the role of REALTOR® and sell their home easily.   Although, when it comes down to s...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
Comments 11
If you truly loved me, you would buy a (New Home) to raise our family   Old homes & New homes, which ones are your favorite? The price of resale homes has risen in Las Vegas over the last couple years. And with the jump in Spring prices it's become worse. There are New Homes being built all over ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 0
Will your Brentwood California Home Sell for Over Asking Price? Everyone wants to get more than they ask for!  I know I do.  So when you go to sell your home will you get more than your asking price? The California Association of Realtors (CAR) Did a survey and here is what they found:   Well in ...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
Comments 13
   Showing Property Etiquettes for Sellers & Buyers.   It’s 1 pm on Friday. A buyer’s agent phones up a listing agent and says “I have a client that wants to see one of his listed properties at 3 pm.   However, the listing agent explains, the sellers of the property have three small children in t...
By Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
Comments 3
The Browning Homes Group is breaking records in the sought after Shannon Station neighborhood in West Springfield, VA. We just sold 9007 Kerrydale Ct in 2 days for $22,100 over list price. It sold for $412,000 which is the highest price in Shannon Station in over 7 years. Call us today at 571-234...
By Doug Rogers, Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
Comments 2
Pineville La Real Estate- 1617 College Drive Under Contract in 33 Days Searching for a 3 bedroom home in Pineville Louisiana? Sorry, but 1617 College Drive is no longer on the market. Let's see how Bayou Properties Realty was able to find a buyer in only 33 Days. Why 1617 College Drive Smart Pric...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
Comments 1
New Homes are being built all over the Las Vegas Valley and one of Vegas Bob's favorite communities in the Red Rock Summerlin area. VB has been driving around showing clients homes in Summerlin. And when VB is not with clients he is pugging the beauty of Red Rock and up and coming communities in...