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Home selling advice for Nashville, Tennessee residents.

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Drone Photography: Is It Right For Your Home?Standard photographs do little to capture the size and shape of the home. They also cannot give the buyer a sense of the landscape around the house, or the scope of the property. Drone photography can do all of that and more. If you're selling your home, and want to do it quickly, drone photography may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

How Drones Help Sell Real Estate

Drones have the ability to fly high above a property and take photographs from the air. They can also be used to capture video of a property, either from their air above the home, or as the drone flies through the home. Drone photography is often not precise, but it can be used to gather sweeping, beautiful shots of expansive properties.

Which Properties Are Best

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Selling as a Short Sale? What You Need to KnowA short sale is what happens when a homeowner sells their home for an amount less than their mortgage. Short sales often happen in neighborhoods where homes have been devalued. Although a short sale can be a stressful event, it's often a better option than foreclosure. If you're under water on your mortgage and you need to sell your house, a short sale may be the right thing for you. Here's what you need to know about the short-sale process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with an attorney before proceeding with any short sale real estate transaction.

Contact a Real Estate Agent

Any time a homeowner wants to sell their house, the natural course of action is to start by contacting a real estate agent. The job of the real estate

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Should You Sell Your House on Your Own?There are few things more appealing than saving money by doing something for yourself. Not only is it empowering, but it's also a way to expand one's own horizons. However, there are certain projects that are ultimately too complex for an amateur to take on. Unless a home seller is prepared to switch careers, a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) isn't recommended. See why it's better to leave it in the hands of the professionals.

Price Setting Is Everything

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Setting a price, especially in a buyer's market, can have a huge impact on what the home actually sells for. Most sellers will look at what other homes in the

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Everything Homeowners Need to Know About ForeclosuresTrying to navigate the foreclosure process can feel like a daunting task to many homeowners. Many choose to simply toss the late notices in the garbage, hoping that they can make up the difference before the clock runs out. Unfortunately, this approach proves incredibly stressful and does not help Franklin TN homeowners get out of the situation unscathed. Instead, it is important for homeowners to learn all they can about the foreclosure process to navigate the steps with confidence. They can get started by using this guide to explore foreclosures in detail.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with an attorney or licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Different Types of Foreclosure Exist

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What a Real Estate Professional Does to Sell Your HomeIf you're selling your home, one of the first things you'll need to do is find a real estate professional. Knowing the role of the real estate professional will help you decide who to hire and what kind of person will best meet your needs. Here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Real Estate Agents Do for Home Sellers

Real estate agents do a variety of things for home sellers. From helping with paperwork to organizing showings and assisting with staging, real estate agents are crucial to the successful marketing of a home.

Staging

Before the home is put on the market, the agent helps the seller decide

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Own Pets? Selling Your House? Know the ChallengesSelling a home when you own a pet can be a challenge. Some pets have odors, others can do damage to carpeting and furniture. If you're a homeowner who owns a pet and you're trying to sell your house, these tips can help you make your home more appealing to buyers.

Deodorize

Carpeting and upholstery absorb pet odors. Many homeowners don't even notice the scent of their pet when they come home, because they're used to it. However, home buyers are sure to notice. Homeowners who want to clear their home of pet odors can do so by deodorizing their carpet and upholstery.

There are many products on the market that enable homeowners to do this, but there's no need to buy a commercial product when baking soda will do the trick. To deodorize

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3 Easy Tips For a Successful Home ShowingAfter putting a home on the market the next thing that will happen is letting interested buyers to come to the home to see it in person with their agents. Homeowners may feel like they don’t have very much control over the showing because they’re expected to be hands-off during it. However, this isn't quite true. There are many ways a homeowner can help prepare their home for sellers to ensure it makes the best possible impression. Here are three

 different strategies a homeowner can employ to help make sure their home showing is a success.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Keep the Home Furnished

A common mistake among

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How To Sell a Home In a Buyer’s MarketA competitive real estate market can be good or bad, depending on whose favor it skews to. For a buyer looking for a home when dozens of new homes are listed each day, it’s a very good thing. But what happens when a homeowner is trying to sell their home when there is hardly any buyers? In this sort of market, it’s an excellent time to be a buyer, but it can be difficult selling that home. If this is the case, here are four essential tips all homeowners should know when trying to sell their home in a buyer’s market.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Work With a Real Estate Agent

No matter if the market is competitive or not, all

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Importing Selling Papers You Need to KnowSelling a home isn't as simple as declaring who owns the property on a standard deed. And while the exact amount of paperwork depends on the circumstances of each sale, Gallatin home sellers should understand the general principles behind the many documents they may need to review and sign. Learn more about the most important paperwork, and how a real estate agent can help sellers decipher the clauses and contingencies.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Usual Home Selling Paperwork

Home sellers may already be familiar with major documents from the buying process:

  • A Deed
  • A Title
  • The Purchase & Sale Contract
  • Any
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How Taxes Work When Selling a Vacation HomeSelling a vacation home has a few distinct differences compared to selling a primary home due to the nature of the property. Because vacation homes are considered somewhat of a luxury asset, the taxes can be considerable for sellers who have seen their property appreciate over the years. Find out more about what they are, and how sellers can mitigate their financial impact.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Crunching the Capital Gains

Capital gains apply to any asset an individual might hold that has appreciated in value. They're taxed on a progressive scale based on the owner's total yearly income. The standard tax rate for capital gains is 15%,

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