The Scoop on Home Valuations
Computer generated Home Valuations can be useful tools to get a quick read on your home’s value. The best home valuation tools, such as the one I use (pictured left), will allow you to see a list of very recent sold prices (within 6 months) from the MLS for homes near your own. You probably have a general idea of the condition and size of the homes closest to your own and how your home compares. So with a list of sold homes nearby, you can compare and contrast your property and get an idea of where your home stands. If you would like to run your home through my home valuation tool, click here. Feel free to let me know what you think about the accuracy. On the North Shore, with such diverse housing stock, auto-valuation tools can run into accuracy issues. I found my own home to be quite accurate with this tool so would be curious to hear about your own experience.
Of course, I am always happy to create a complimentary custom home valuation for you which will provide far more detail and accuracy. Whether you just want to stay on top of the market or need a valuation for estate planning or refinancing purposes, I’m happy to help. Just let me know by calling or emailing me!
Zillow’s Zestimate Debunked
Home Valuations that only feature an estimate of your home’s selling price are often inaccurate and, as a seller, can even adversely affect your ability to sell. Sometimes buyers take those estimates as gospel and will “believe”