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First-time sellers face a different world

Memo to first-time home sellers: This is not your father's housing market.

Today's buyers are pickier and have more tools in their tool belts. Consequently, sellers may have to spend more time and cash making their homes camera-ready.

For first-time sellers who have never been through the process before, it's a different world. One where the value of the house isn't measured solely by the profit made on the sale, but in part by the enjoyment the owners had from living in the home.

Here are seven things experienced sellers would tell you, if they could.

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