The True Cost of Selling Your HomeAs you prepare to sell your home, you’ll want to sit down and figure out the true cost of the venture. After all, as exciting and rewarding as it is to make the sale, there is also a litany of taxes, fees, and miscellaneous closing costs that can chip away at your net gain. And don’t forget all the preparations that go into making your property sale-ready, from repairs to staging costs. It’s usually best to factor all these things into your budget before you begin.