Does Zillow work, and will it give you a good approximation of the market value for the home you want to buy, or sell?
My simple answer - “Sometimes it’s close and sometimes it’s not even on the same planet.” While Zillow offers many services, it is primarily known as a free website to help folks obtain a property value, without paying for an actual appraisal. It brings out the Curious George in all of us!
Below, I will show you a few Zillow estimates and then compare them with an actual appraisal. Read the rest of this entry »