Home Selling Basics

Welcome to the Home Selling Basics section of FindLaw's Real Center, with general information about choosing a real estate agent, sales tax exemptions, and other basics of selling a home. A real estate agent can help you compare your home to similar units in order to get a rough estimate of its market value, prepare your home for sale (including repairs and upgrades), advertise your home, help you fill out paperwork, and evaluate offers. Some states require the use of an agent to help with the closing documents, but it's often a good idea to do so anyway. If you are considering selling your home, the articles and resources in this section will help you get started.

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