Backed by our experience selling hundreds of homes, our real estate experts share their tips on preparing your home to sell, finding the best agent, and maximizing your sales price.
How do real estate agents get paid? Though most real estate agents work on commission, the exact amount depends on location, split, and other factors.
You've sold your home, and suddenly, you're getting cold feet. When is it too late to back out of the contract? And what are your options for doing so legally?
Once you sell your old house, it's time to move into your new one, right? What if that's not possible yet? Let's review your options.
Painting a room in your house takes some time, but it can do wonders for home value.
Is your house not selling? Are you not getting offers accepted? If you’re worried about your real estate agent, look for these red flags.
You typically don't have to be at the closing of your home sale, even if the closing isn't "remote." There are some other things you'll need to do, however.
Once you know what a square foot looks like, you can figure out how many square feet are in your home, from the basement on up.
Home staging helps your home look its best for potential buyers. Let’s break down the costs to understand what you’re getting.
Though it's rare, in some situations, buyers are allowed to back out after the final walkthrough. Here's how to avoid that.
What fixes are mandatory after a home inspection? Who pays for repairs? And what comes next?
If you're going through a divorce and need to sell your house, just know you've got options.
Should you cash out with a big sale of your house and use that to fund your new life, or turn your house into a rental and collect money every month?
Six months? Two years? Five years? Learn how soon is too soon to sell your home.
Which factors negatively affect your home appraisal, and thus the value of your house? Which factors will the appraiser ignore?
If you need to sell a home in poor condition for whatever reason, how can you make the process easier?
When getting your home ready for sale, there are a number of things you can do to ensure it sells quickly and without issues. This list of tips will help.
Orchard consultations are a great way to determine if working with us is right for you. Learn what is covered in this 40-minute, no-obligation session.
Don't let real estate jargon overcomplicate your buying and selling experience. Our glossary is here to help you understand the most important terms.
Ready to sell your home? But exactly how long does it take to sell a house? Here’s a look at the home selling process and how long it may take for you.
Thinking about selling your house? Here’s a breakdown of your seller closing costs, so you can get an idea of how much you’ll make from your investment.
When it comes to real estate, timing is everything. If you’re looking to sell your house fast in Dallas, Texas, here are some things to watch out for.
Your title company plays a major role in your home purchase or sale. Here’s an overview of what a title company does and how to find a title company near you.
How can you make sure your home buying or selling journey goes as smoothly as possible? This home appraisal checklist for buyers and sellers will do just that.
Wondering exactly what an open house in real estate is? This post walks buyers and sellers through everything they need to know to make the most of open houses.
If you were hoping to buy or sell a home this year, you might be second-guessing things now. Here's why this could still be a good time to buy or sell a house.
If you’re looking to move out of your VA loan home, you might be wondering how long you have to live in the home before selling. Here’s what to know.
A traditional home sale can be pretty stressful, but it doesn't have to be. This checklist for selling a home will help you prepare for the journey ahead.
When you're buying or selling a house, who pays the closing costs? The home buyer or the seller? Let's break down these costs so you know what to expect.
Thinking about selling your home? Here are 3 reasons why getting a pre-listing home inspection could help you sell your home faster and for top dollar.
Are you planning to sell your home with a mortgage this year? Here are the most common questions you should know about selling a house with a mortgage.
Thinking about selling your house? This seller's home maintenance checklist will help you ensure that your home is in tip-top shape once it's time to sell.
If you're a home buyer or seller on a tight schedule, you might be wondering, \"How long does a home inspection take?\" Here's everything you need to know.
Selling your home is a big deal, so you’ll want to make sure the timing is right. When’s the best time to sell a house? Here are some real estate market trends.
One piece of the real estate puzzle that a home buyer and seller will likely negotiate is a seller concession. Here’s exactly what a seller concession means.
What if you want to sell your house quickly, so you can move on with your life? Here are five tips you need to know when selling your house as-is.
If you’re selling your house, you’re probably wondering how much you’ll make, but how much the home sale could cost? Learn the true costs of selling a home.
Wondering if you should spruce up your home before you list? Learn how Orchard's Concierge service is the hassle-free way to get your home show-ready.
One real estate element that many of us tend to forget is the earnest money deposit. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, here’s what you’ll want to know.
Are you buying or selling a home in Texas? One feature that’s unique to the Texas real estate market is the option period. So how does an option period work?
Looking for a great real estate agent for your home sale? Here are 4 questions to ask potential candidates before signing a listing agreement.