Market your house by listing it online, with a website, photographs, and even yard signs and curb appeal as well as by “staging” it as a potential home for buyers inside. So what can you do with the things you have in places potential buyers will want to consider for their own things?
Remember, though, you’ll need to do your research first—on recently sold properties in your area and properties currently on the market—to determine an attractive selling price. Keep in mind that most home prices have an agent’s commission factored in, so you may have to discount your price as a result.
Get a storage unit to house the things you won’t need while your home is on the market. A place to hide all those things currently sitting in your garage, your attic, your basement, in closets, or even in a crawlspace. Advisers generally recommend removing about a third of such things from your home – anything you don’t use every day. And if you store it in a portable unit, it can all be brought to your new home.
You might also have to pay your mortgage company a cancellation fee for satisfying the mortgage early, before …