For most families selling your home is one of the most important decision you will ever take.The selling process is complex and could be daunting. Here are some important steps that you should take before you put your house on the market--all steps that protect your interests and help you get the most return from your investment.
1. Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan
Before you decide to sell the house, get pre-approved by a lender you trust and research the housing market in the area where you wish to live so that you have a good idea how much it will take to buy a replacement.
2. Check Your Mortgage Payoff
3. Determine How Much the House Is Worth
Determine your home's fair market value. Real estate agents will usually help you determine value as a courtesy, but you might take it a step further and order an appraisal.