Selling your home can be a time-consuming and emotionally challenging event. Making good, informed decisions is imperative to a successful home sale, and it starts with listing your property with a real estate agent. In particular, it's crucial to find a real estate agent who can educate you as a homeowner, properly and effectively promote your home and gain your trust from the beginning. From running open houses to engaging with potential buyers, your real estate agent or team will be responsible for all aspects of selling your home.