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Selling a Home

Your home could be your most valuable asset as well as your largest single monthly expense. Selling it could be as complex as buying it was. These resources will help you manage the process.
Keep in mind:
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
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In real estate, knowing how to negotiate can be critical.
See how you may be able to claim a significant tax break on any gain.
Homes still sell when the market is sluggish—it just means taking extra steps to make the sale.
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Merrill, its affiliates, and financial advisors do not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. You should consult your legal and/or tax advisors before making any financial decisions.