10 easy ways to make bank when you sell your house

When it’s time to sell your home, most sellers are looking to get more money but may not know how to go about it.

When real estate prices are high and inventory is low, it can be tempting to list as-is and grab a quick profit. However, taking the time to study your local market and evaluate your property can end up putting more money in your pocket.

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Examine the Market

First things first: Examine your local market. At this point, you can bring in a real estate agent to do a comparative market analysis (CMA) for you.

Getting realistic with your home’s potential selling price

This research type can give you a realistic assessment of what you can expect to get for your home. A substantive remodel is only worthwhile if it will result in a marked increase in your final sale price.

What is Google saying about your house?

According to Zillow, the first step is to claim your house on the site, which will give you the right to update your property information if it is inaccurate.

Disclose, disclose, disclose

The only negative about doing an inspection is that it means you now know anything that might be wrong with the property. As a result, you may need to disclose that when you sell your home. Disclosure laws vary by state.