A real property appraiser offers more than simply the appraiser's opinion of the market value of a property. Their research and analysis can offer other valuable pieces of information. I talk about it in this article.
Zillow has recently decided to get out of the iBuying business. Why so? And what does that teach us about relying on Zestimates? Find out in this article.
AVM’s & Punxsutawney Phil’s Accuracy
On Tuesday of this week, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. Therefore, we have six more weeks of winter weather, by some predictions. Somehow, I feel like six more weeks of winter is a given. Especially in Northeast Ohio. How accurate are weather predictions made by folks who try to base future weather patterns on whether… Continue reading AVM’s & Punxsutawney Phil’s Accuracy
AVM’s…The Wonder Bread of Value
In this article, I discuss the processes that are stripped out of the valuation process with AVMs, like the Wonder Bread of old.
iBuyers… The Pawn Shops of Real Estate
Are you thinking of selling a home to an iBuyer? What should you know? I discuss this topic in this article.
Appraiser vs. AVM vs. Zestimate…Ten Properties
How accurate are AVM's, including Zillow's Zestimate? In this article, I compare 10 properties I appraised with their values.