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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

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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.

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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.

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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.