Life Events: Selling a Home

Life happens. Will you be ready?
Throughout your investing life, you're going to experience life events — some planned, some not — that will affect your finances.
We're here to help you prepare for those critical times of financial change.

Selling a home

Your home may be your most valuable asset and your largest monthly expense. Selling it can be as complex as buying it. These resources will help you manage the process.
Know how much you'll need to:
Pay off your primary and any secondary mortgages
Close out existing home equity lines of credit
Cover costs, like sales commissions and fees, legal and advisory fees and the costs of preparing the property for sale

Selling your
home in a
buyer's market

The upside
of downsizing

Tax issues associated with a gain or loss on a primary residence

See how you may be able to claim a significant tax break on any gain.

Winning the negotiation when selling your home

In real estate, knowing how to negotiate can be critical.
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Any information presented about tax considerations affecting your financial transactions or arrangements is not intended as tax advice and cannot be relied on to avoid any tax penalties. Neither Merrill Edge® nor its Financial Solutions Advisors provide tax, accounting or legal advice. You should review any planned financial transactions or arrangements that may have tax, accounting or legal implications with your personal professional advisor.