If your home no longer matches your lifestyle, perhaps due to family changes or employment prospects, you may be ready to sell your home in 2019. Forget about national housing market trends. If you're thinking about selling a home, you want to know if there's buying demand in your area. That'll determine how much you can reasonably expect to sell your home for. Keep in mind that you likely will have to pay a real estate commission of around 6% of the sale price. Buyers also may ask for the seller to cover their closing costs.
Also, if you sell a home, you'll need a new place to live. If you're upsizing to a bigger home, make sure you have enough equity in your current property to afford the next one.
Sellers should also complete any half-finished remodeling or repairs.
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