Selling the house may be your best option if it's your only real marital asset, if it's too big for you to live in or maintain alone, or if it holds too many unhappy memories.
Here are some hints and suggestions to put you on the right track.
Read your separation agreement (if any) and your divorce judgment carefully.
If you don't understand something, ask your lawyer about it.
If your agreement has not been finalized yet, now's the time to make sure you understand and can live with all of the stipulations.
And now you have the challenge of As with most divorce-related matters, this is going to seem like a formidable challenge indeed.
But take heart: if you can maintain a positive attitude, and get some good advice and information, you can tie up all the loose ends and get on with creating a satisfying new life for yourself.
Whatever you do, don't agree to something in the hope that you can get it changed down the road.
You are entering into a legally-binding contract with your ex-spouse, and you can't break the terms of the agreement easily.
Unless there's a powerful (and legal) reason to modify an agreement, the courts will not look favorably upon your request to do so.
So make sure that you're willing and able to comply with all of the terms before signing anything.
If you demonstrate your intention to live up to your side of the agreement from the very beginning, it will go a long way towards creating goodwill between you and your ex.