Selling a home can be a tricky and stressful process, but there are ways to make it go a little more smoothly.

For example, did you know half-empty closets give buyers the illusion of more space? Or that by taking down family photos it makes it easier for buyers to picture themselves living there?

There are many ways to help your home sell faster, and I'm not talking about expensive renovations. Most of the tips on this list are absolutely free, and just require a little effort on your part. Others have minimal expenses, such as a few gallons of paint or some generic artwork at from your local discount store.

Here are ten ways you can increase your home's appeal to buyers, and hopefully produce a quick sale.