Selling your home during a divorce can be quite stressful. If you and your spouse are not ending the relationship on good terms, it can be hard to agree to the intricate details that come along with selling the home. Instead, you can hire a real estate agent to make selling the home a bit less stressful for the both of you. The following guide walks you through a few ways the real estate agent can help you and your ex sell your home for as much money as possible.
Choosing the Color Scheme for the Home
If your home has brightly colored walls, it can be difficult for a potential homeowner to imagine themselves in the home. The real estate agent may choose that the colors need to be a bit more muted and have the walls painted white or an off-white color.
Choosing the Staging of the Home
The way that the furniture is arranged in the home is important. You want to be sure that the furniture is arranged in a way that it doesn't make any area in the home look cluttered. If a room is too cluttered, it will look smaller than it is and this could make the home more difficult to sell. The real estate agent will arrange the furniture in a way that the rooms look as large as they can possibly look.
Choosing the Asking Price for the Home
When you go to sell your home, you need to set a realistic asking price for it. If you and your ex are not able to agree on an asking price, you can delegate the responsibility to the agent. He or she will do some research about comparable homes that have sold in the area recently to determine a fair asking price for the home.
Handling the Marketing of the Home
The real estate agent will take care of all of the marketing of the home for you and your ex. They will arrange for the showings so that neither you nor your ex need to be present to open the home for agents to show potential buyers the home.
Once all of the leg work has been done to sell your home, the real estate agent will handle showing the home to potential buyers and all of the paperwork that is associated with the sale of the home. By having a real estate agent, such as Reinvest Consultants, handle the intricate workings of the sale of your home, you and your ex will only have minimal interaction with one another during the sale.