Thinking about selling your home? The good news is, home prices have been strong and spring and summer are the prime times to sell. The bad news is, no matter what time of year you do it and what the market looks like, selling your home can be a big hassle -- especially if you want to maximize the chances you'll get top dollar for it.While a lot goes into determining the price of your home, this checklist of 22 important steps to take will get you on the right path to convincing a qualified buyer to make a generous offer for your home.