Tips From a Realtor® on Selling Your House After a Divorce

Selling a home is difficult even in the best of situations. If you are in the midst of a divorce, though, it can be downright traumatic. Before you put your house on the market, you might want to consider a few basic tips. While they may not magically make the process of selling your home a pleasant one, they may help to make it easier for you and your ex to get through this step and move on with your lives.

1. Make Agreements Ahead of Time
One of the best moves you can make is to put every agreement in writing before you put the home on the market. ..

2. Work with an Agent
The months following a divorce are not the time for you to try to sell a house on your own. ..

3. Build Contingency Plans
What happens if something goes wrong during the sale? Who is responsible for making repairs if something comes up during the inspection? ..

4. Present a United Front
Regardless of the reason for your divorce, you need to present a united front while you sell the home. ..

5. Stay Calm
Perhaps more than any other time in your divorce, this is a time to remove emotions from the equation…

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