When it comes to selling real estate, you want two things: a quick deal and a high price. Unfortunately, that's easier said than done, especially when limiting yourself to only the traditional way of selling a home — hiring a realtor. Because going with a realtor can be time-consuming and frustrating. It often takes a long time to attract serious buyers and get them to commit with a down payment. And even then, many deals fall through for countless reasons.
Whether your parents are moving to another home or they have passed away, selling a house you have a personal connection with can be very difficult. Often, there are several other stressors to deal with at the same time, from navigating relationships with family members to distributing family heirlooms to loved ones. Selling the house and everything left in it isn't easy, but there are several steps you can take to make the process go smoothly.