There are some situations where you need to sell your house quickly. A good example is during a divorce when you need to sell the house to split the income. Until your house sells, you remain stuck and unable to finalize your divorce. This type of situation can lead to you desperately needing to find a way to move your house off the market as quickly as possible.

Zilllow explains that there are a few choices you can make that will affect how fast your home sells and some industry tricks you can use to help grab the attention of buyers. To begin with, it really helps if your timing is right when you place your home on the market. You want a sellers’ market when there are not a lot of other houses for sale. It also helps if it is during the warmer months of the year when sales occur more often. Of course, you may have no choice on when you put the house on the market, but still keep these points in mind.

This is also not a time to try to get the most you can for your home. Be reasonable with the price and make it attractive to buyers. Do your homework to see what a good price point is in your area for homes similar to yours.

A few tips you can use to help get a faster sell is to stage your home right and make an appealing listing. Unclutter your home by removing anything that is unnecessary. Rearrange furniture if needed to make rooms look bigger and to allow for the best flow from room to room. Have professional photos taken to put with your listing, and make sure the listing highlights the elements of your home that will likely draw buyers in.