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CHAPTER 1

Finding Your Home’s Highest Sales Price

Few homeowners sell their homes for the most money possible. They end up giving thousands of dollars to the buyers as equity gifts.

Why do so many sellers end up with less money than they should have? It’s usually because they don’t do a little commonsense prep work. They don’t do what many car owners do when it’s time to sell: clean the car inside and out so it’s attractive, showcase it so it looks its best, and promote it by making available its repair and oil change records. The owner may even copy the page in a used car value guide that documents for a buyer what the car is worth. Nothing is ...

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