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 Melissa Brown, Realtor - South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale
(Savvy + Co Real Estate)
Comments 0
So you've decided that you want/need to move and it's time to find a helpful listing agent in South Charlotte NC to market your home and get it SOLD!  If you are not one of my previous clients and are not aware of the level of service that I provide, I hope you will read on, and that you ...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 2
0 Pine Street OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $89,900 Single Family Home Main Features Lot: 3.28 acre(s) Location 0 Pine StreetManvel, TX 77578USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Listed by: Maggie...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
With summer drawing to a close (say it isn’t so!), it’s time to cast an eye towards the prospects for this year’s fall home sales market. Fall can be a great time to list a home, but it can be especially opportune for luxury home sales in Henry County. It’s a season that traditionally brings out ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 1
Home Buying Tips: Three Items to Watch out for in a Purchase Agreement Contract   The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to si...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 1
3406 Mclean Road OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $149,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,496 sqftLot: 132,858 sqft Location 3406 Mclean RoadPearland, TX 77584USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www....
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 1
Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 7/22/14 to 8/22/14.              By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                 Waukesha Home Sales Over $300,000 From 7/22/14 to 8/22/14                    ...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
Comments 3
Living down south, our garages have become many things! From cool theater rooms to a mini apartment! They have also been known to hold all the things we don't want in the home! All the junk (and sometimes not the junk) end up in our garage! And of course, 95% of us don't like to organize ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 0
  HOW TO EXPEDITE THE SALE OF YOUR LISTINGS   You are either recognized positively or negatively if you take listings on a regular basis and input them into the MLS over time agents will recognize you as a great agent or as below average. There is NO AVERAGE in this arena of real estate. Watch th...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 15
Miramar Condo on Hutchinson Island Pending    9960 S Ocean Drive, Suite 802 in Miramar II on Hutchinson Island in Jensen Beach, FL is now under contract courtesy of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. Miramar II – 8th floor with direct Ocean views. Feature includes: laminate wood flooring, re...
By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
Comments 2
Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Discover This 3/2/2 CBS Victorian Model Home at Heritage Oaks of Tradition. This home is light, bright and very welcoming from the moment you enter the foyer area. The LR/DR is inviting and you will love the screened in patio built for the Florida Lifestyle. It ...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
Comments 1
About Montclair, Dumfries VA Montclair is one of the most popular residential subdivisions in Prince William County and Northern Virginia.Montclair is, as the community's website says, "When you recall your hometown, you are bound to think of tree-lined streets, blooming flowers, ample ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 10
  OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~11306 Tanya Trail 78726 8/24 1-3pm www.11306tanyatrail.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, August 24th from 1-3pm. 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726  is located in the m...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
Comments 0
About Old Bridge Estates, Woodbridge VA     Adjacent to Lake Ridge it is smaller, but very similar - rolling hills, ample treed common area, several prominent home builders were involved in its'development, covenient to schools, commuting, shopping and recreation.  There are two lovely ponds...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 7
411 Faulkner Dr. Clarksville TN Now Closed The seller deserves a lot for the credit for this property receiving an offer in only days because the seller did everything right. The home was well cared for and I just made a couple of small suggestions to make it show even better. Everything else had...
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
You never really know why a seller chooses a Sacramento real estate agent to list her or his home.  Well, I know what they tell me, and generally they say they want an agent who will be on their side, to fully represent their interests, to be assertive, knowledgable, and experienced, and then the...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 7
I've been working hard on getting the listing opportunties I generate to price the home correctly for today's market. Our current inventory (homes for sale) is just about 5 months over the entire Jacksonville area, and we've had multiple offer situations on several price points, typic...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 0
Insist on a Home Inspection A professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects. A home inspection usually covers the following: Plumbing conditions - if there is leakage or clogging Roofing conditi...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 5
    Champions Village is a wonderful sub-division in Muskego, Wisconsin ...a golf course community built around the 15th and 16th holes of the lush and challenging, Muskego Lakes Golf Club Course. The streets are named for the champions in golf....as you walk thru the well landscaped neighborhood...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
Comments 12
  Timber Greens Home Sold And Closed   A three bedroom home  in 1,880 square feet now has new owners.  It also has a formal living room and dining room with a spacious family room;  the kitchen opens to the family room with a casual dining area.   Timber Greens is a beautiful 55+ neighborhood sur...