chevron-down Created with Sketch Beta.
March 18, 2013

Buying or Selling a Home

Basics of Selling a Home

It’s not just a question of setting a price, finding a good agent, and keeping the place clean when it’s going to be shown. The law impacts every state of the proceeding—you can help yourself by knowing your rights.

Click on the links below for more information on this particular subject area. Main subject areas for the "Buying or Selling a Home" section are linked at the bottom of these pages.

What legal papers should I have before putting my home on the market?

Do I need a real estate agent? An attorney?

Legally, what is an offer?

What’s usually in the contract of sale?

What happens at the closing?

Where can I get more information?

Practical Law Home | Buying or Selling a Home | Basics of Buying a Home
Basics of Selling a Home | Why Real Estate Is Covered By Special Laws | Real Estate Brokers
The Purchase Contract | Financing a Home Purchase | The Closing | The Fair Housing Act
Where to Get More Information