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Selling your property can be made easier with preparation

March 16, 2012

Selling a home presents many challenges including determining a price, choosing a marketing method and getting your residential property show-ready.

However, with the right preparation and assistance, entering the property market is a far less daunting undertaking.

Before creating a listing, it is best to do as much research on local property conditions as possible. The more information you begin with, the better off you will be.

A recently-released excerpt from Selling Your Home For Dummies by Karin Derkley suggests asking yourself five questions before you decide to sell your house via auction or private sale.

Derkley recommends ascertaining the norm in your particular area, researching the amount of demand for your property type, measuring the market conditions, creating a time-frame and determining how much of the sale process you can handle on your own.

While you may not be able to predict the outcome of your selling experience, a little prudence in charting an effective strategy can go a long way.

Considering these tips as you embark on a quest to sell your home may help you to avoid unwanted stress during the process.

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