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How to sell the family home during a divorce

Deciding that it's time to end your marriage is never an easy decision, even when the two of you have had problems for years. It's an admission that the marriage did not work and you might feel like you failed. The discussion can become even more difficult when you decide to sell the family home in Dayton, Ohio.

If one of you is unable to refinance the mortgage with just one name on it, you should sell the family home. You shouldn't be married to the house if you are no longer going to be married to your spouse. Put it on the market and then split the money you get from the sale with your former spouse.

Avoid sabotaging the sale of the home. Many people might not want to sell the family home but have to because of a court order. These people could go as far as ruining open houses by showing up and causing a scene or failing to clean the house prior to a private showing.

If you are the one vacating the house before it is sold, make sure you remove all of your belongings from the house when you leave. Don't assume that you will be able to return to the house to get them at a later time.

It's a good idea to hire someone who knows how to stage a home that is for sale. This person will be able to decorate the home and make it even more enticing for potential buyers.

Going through a divorce is difficult enough. Add in the fact that you are selling the family home and the process can be absolutely overwhelming and emotional. Make sure you follow the tips outlined here to make the sale smooth for all involved in West Chester.

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