Tag Archives: home values

Understanding Real Estate Appraisals

Understanding how appraisals work will help you achieve a quick and profitable refinance or sale. When you refinance or sell your home, the lender involved will insist that an appraisal be performed. An appraisal is the process of valuing real property and is simply an opinion of the market value of your home based on […]

Understanding Property Tax Assessments

 You might not think too hard about your real estate assessment, the dollar value the local government puts on your property value (house and land). You should as the assessment is the determining factor in how much you pay on property taxes. If you have a mortgage, your home lender is probably paying your property taxes out of an […]

How Accurate are Zillow Zestimates?

Click here or image above to play video https://youtu.be/siTPLLX9wPc Since its launch in 2006, Zillow has taken heat over its Zestimates. Many homeowners have complained that the company’s automated home valuations don’t accurately reflect the true value of their homes. A formal complaint was also filed with the Federal Trade Commission alleging Zillow is misleading […]