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How to Sell Your House in a Divorce

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

Selling your house while going through a divorce can be a sticky and stressful condition; however, with a fee simple tips, you can go through your divorce and still sell your home.

The main thing to decide is who should keep the home and the other buy out the other person’s share of the house. Or, you can decide who keeps the house; while the other keeps a car or you can sell the house and then divide up the profits equally. Most importantly, before all of that, decide if you really want to sell the house.

Then, put your house on the market way ahead of time before you buy another one. Keep in mind, too, closing dates and moving dates and make sure that all agreements are signed and dated. It is also important to ensure that your home looks good not only on the inside but also on the outside. Make sure your shrubs and lawn are looking good, as well as your sidewalks and the foundation. If your shutters on your windows or siding need painting, you may want to consider doing this. Sell my house are words a real estate agent longs to hear and with their experience, they can make it happen.

On the inside, it is important that everything is clean, net and in order. Everyone loves to see a home that is organized and clean and in good repair. Shampooing your carpets and keeping your bathroom and kitchen clean and neat helps a great deal when wanting to sell your home.

Getting rid of clutter in your home also gives a good appearance. Painting the inside of your home also gives a new look to your home and spacing out furniture and boxing away unnecessary items also helps.

Most importantly, hiring a real estate agent can help speed up the process of selling your home. A real estate agent can also give you sound advice on how to make your home more appealing and can also help you set a price that is fair and attention getting.

If finances are a concern, think about a short sale. Talking with your lender can give you information and advice on if a short sale will work for you. A short sale is when your house is sold for less than your mortgage.

It is important to not foreclose your home. If a divorce attorney knows that you have a substantial amount of debt, your divorce will probably not go through and if there is a foreclosure, your credit rating will be affected for many years. So, when you're thinking those words, sell my house, think positive and have a plan.