This book is a must-have for any individual looking to effectively sell their home for the best price. Put your home at the head of the market with the help of Laura Riddle's expertise. Riddle, a Masters-level, award-winning real estate broker, walks todays home sellers through everything they need to know to get the best price in todays real estate market. Readers will learn how to determine the value of their home, prepare the home to be sold, stage the home inside and out, know when the time is right to list the home, plan for showings and open houses, accept an offer, and ultimately sell for top dollar. A firm believer in making your home stand out to sell faster by assisting potential buyers through the complicated loan process, the book carefully compares loan options, from low down payment FHA, and 0% down payment USDA, and VA loan programs, allowing readers to choose the loan that works best for their successful sale. Also covered are different Buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs. Sell Your Home Now also includes timely information for sellers including resources on: Short sale versus Foreclosure options, Foreclosure prevention programs, The Homeowner Affordability and Stability Act and Loan modification options. This complete guide includes information about: selling techniques for selling up to 80 percent faster, and advertising to sell for 15-20% more, and where to list your home online to get the most exposure.