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Selling Your Home: Simple Strategies to Get the Right Price

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There are several smart things that home sellers can do to get the price they ask for their home. If you’re in the market for selling, here’s what you need to know. Research Comps Homes that are selling for similar prices in the area are a good place to start when selling your home. These are sometimes referred to as “comps” or “comparable” because they reflect houses similar to yours or homes that share some characteristic or trait with yours, even if that characteristic is only  location. For example, a 1,200 sq-foot home that has recently been made over with an attached garage might be listed at roughly the same price as a similar-sized home in the same neighborhood. The fact that remodeling has been done might not make that big of a difference, unless the home was originally worth less than what other homes in the neighborhood were when you bought it. Sometimes, homes that are significantly smaller, or not as attractive, won’t sell for the same price as other homes in the neighborhood. What a comparable will show you is what your home might be worth, based on other similar homes near you, not what your home is ...

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