Once escrow has closed without a hitch and you’ve handed the keys over to the new owners, you’ve probably written the selling process off as over. But don’t change your state of mind too fast.
In their book, “House Selling for Dummies,” authors Eric Tyson and Ray Brown lay out a laundry list of what you can do to ultimately save yourself money and peace of mind down the road.
Tyson is a syndicated columnist and the bestselling author of Personal Finance for Dummies. Brown is a real estate consultant and speaker.
Once you sell your house, they suggest you:
- Keep copies of all the paperwork related to closing and settlement. Although it might be tempting to run the mountain of paperwork through the shredder or tuck it away in storage, you’ll want to have it handy for April 15. When you file your taxes you’ll need documentation for the…
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