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Zillow Estimates

By: Jim Beckley
January 23rd, 2020

Most homeowners have visited the Zillow website at some point to check their Zestimate  value. Some are pleasantly surprised, while others are offended at the low price assigned to their beloved home. Zillow, and many other realtor websites, have been providing real estate valuations for years. So what goes into these property estimates and how much value should we be placing on the provided information?

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APPRAISALS: How to prepare for one, what do appraisers look for, and what happens if an appraisal comes in too low?  

By: Eric Stewart
February 15th, 2018

If you are purchasing a home and financing it with a mortgage, the bank will require an appraisal of the property to determine its market value. The dollar amount the bank will lend you is based on the appraised value of the house rather than the agreed upon purchase price between the buyer and the seller.

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What Happens When an Appraisal Comes in too Low During the Sale of your Home? - Secrets from the Eric Stewart Show

By: Eric Stewart
August 10th, 2017

We had a home for which we got a fantastic price. In fact, compared to the comps in the neighborhood it sold for $75-$80 thousand above the other listings! Our clients absolutely loved us. We sold the house in 8 days, and the location and the condition definitely warranted the demand and the interest. We have a system at the Eric Stewart Group. 

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