Here on the BiggerPockets Podcast, we spend a lot of time talking about buying properties—but what about needing to sell them? How does someone get top dollar and get their home sold quickly? Well, today on the podcast, we’re excited to dive deep into this topic with Mindy Jensen, the Community Manager at BiggerPockets and author of the newest book from BiggerPockets, How to Sell Your Home. You might know some of these tips—but others might just blow your mind (and make you thousands next time you sell a property), so grab a pencil and paper and get ready to take some notes!
In This Episode We Cover:
How to pay zero dollars in capital gain taxes
The tax exemptions involved with getting married
What exactly a live-in flip is
16 ways to sell your property:Have a pre-listing home inspectionClean up your homeDoesn’t pass the sniff testGreat Pictures of your houseBe availableBe informativeKnow your competitionUse an agentAsk your agentPrice it rightList in Peak market timeDouble check your listing informationStage those weird areas that don’t have an obvious useLeave during your showingBe prepared to walk away from an offerTell everyone you know that your house is for saleWhy Mindy wrote the book
And SO much more!
Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets Money PodcastEmail SupportHow to Buy Your First (or Next) Property by the End of the Year [The 90-Day Challenge!] (podcast)What I learned buying a house (blog)Books Mentioned in this ShowHow to Sell Your Home by Mindy JensenRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiLong Distance Investing by David GreeneSet for Life by Scott TrenchThe Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon TurnerThe Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary KellerThe Richest Man in Babylon by George S. ClasonFire Round QuestionsAfter taking initiative, landing the deal, and successfully completing renovations, how can you be sure your property is going to sell?Selling home with no agentsHow do people work on the timing of selling and buying a home?Selling challengeTweetable Topics:“Try not to sell a house with a tenant in it.” (Tweet This!)“Home inspection is totally worth the dollars.” (Tweet This!)Connect with MindyMindy’s BiggerPockets Profile