How to Sell a Home

Comprehensive Guide to Selling a Home

Michael Edlen has tracked local statistics and trends and provides real estate counseling services to prospective home sellers. This guide to how to sell a home is where we've poured all of our comprehensive knowledge to help you have a better home selling experience.

Preparing a Home for Sale

The Power Of Home Staging

Home Staging can turn houses into model homes to showcase. That’s one reason why so much effort goes into decorating and furnishing new-home models: staging results in more buyers saying, “I want this house.”

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Selling a House

Online Home Evaluations Are Unreliable

I was recently asked by a local Palisades homeowner to reconcile several estimates of value they had gotten on the internet, which ranged from $3 to 7 million.  Whether to put their home up for sale or not was dependent on the estimated value.

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How to Sell a House

The ABCs of Contingency Clauses

“I want to do a non-contingent sale.” We hear statements similar to this from time to time, and it may be helpful to take a look at different types of contingency clauses.

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Cost of Selling a House

What To Do With An Inherited Home?

Eventually many people need to decide what to do with a home they have inherited. Generally, this will be the case when a family member has passed, and there are several alternatives that may be well worth exploring and evaluating before making important decisions. Some may become trustees who are responsible to family members and perhaps others who have a financial interest in the property.

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