Homes sold by real estate agents sell faster and easier — and for more money.

Want the secret of selling your house for the absolute highest price the market will pay? It’s balancing finances and emotions, so you get real value and a successful transaction.

Real estate agents know how to sell homes. Successful sales balance four components: the market, price, condition of the house, and exposure. Because agents know about market trends and the other houses in your neighborhood, they’re perfectly equipped to play up your home’s advantages and downplay disadvantages.

Explore local market conditions and sales trends.

Real estate is all about location, location, we're giving you the facts and info you need for any location you choose. Explore local market conditions, sales trends and more through our detailed yet easy to understand videos.

When is the right time to contact an agent?

As soon as you decide to sell your home. There is always a buyer looking, and in real estate, the agent is your bridge to those buyers. Although the number of buyers remains relatively constant, they will act when a new property with high value comes up for sale.

Speed is key for both you and the buyer, and an agent delivers speed.

Creating a perception of value and a sense of urgency will see the greatest number of showings when your property is first introduced to the marketplace. Buyers who look at your property typically are financially qualified who have been working with a Realtor® already, have seen the other properties in the area, and are knowledgeable about market prices. They contacted agents months ago about properties they found, and they are now prepared to make offers when they see the right home at the right price.

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Should you buy a home before you sell your home?

If you're a homeowner looking to move, you're facing a common and vexing dilemma: should you buy another home before you sell your current one? Or should you sell your current home first? Both options hold distinct advantages and disadvantages. There's no "best" answer; each option contains trade-offs. Your personal circumstances and preference might be the deciding factor.