REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Sneak peek: ‘Zillow Talk’ by Spencer Rascoff and Stan Humphries

Once you start looking for them, they're hard to miss. The signs pop up in front yards and on park benches, on billboards and bulletin boards. In Battle Creek, Michigan: "Everything we touch turns to SOLD!" ...

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Posted Jan. 27, 2015

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Go figure: rabid football fans, commission competition, home averages across the pond and more

Which markets contain the most devoted football fans? Which markets are best for STEM professionals? Who takes commission cuts (and why) ...

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Posted Jan. 27, 2015

What's Your Home Worth?

The Zestimate (pronounced ZEST-ti-met, rhymes with estimate) home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is pulled from data; your real estate agent or appraiser physically inspects the home and takes special features, location, and market conditions into account. Variations in price also occur because of negotiating factors, closing costs, and timing of closing....

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REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

The real estate war zone: Part 2

Yesterday, we started a "SWOT" analysis — strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats — of the major real estate players to see who's got the best chance of influencing (or adapting to) an industry change. Without further ado, let's continue ...

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Posted Jan. 27, 2015

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