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When Will Zillow Replace Our MLSs?

Is Zillow, the #2 real estate website, slowly positioning itself to replace our MLSs?. The first sign appeared when Zillow acquired Diverse Solutions in November 2011. I stumbled upon this news while speaking with Diverse Solutions about providing the IDX (Internet Data Exchange)  for our company website. The IDX allows Real Estate Brokers to publicly display […]

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How Much Would You Pay For a View?

How Much Would You Pay For This View? The current owner is asking $1,150,000.

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Why is my Zestimate lower then my asking price?

Several clients have recently asked me about their home’s Zestimate. Just yesterday I received an email, from a very excited client, who informed me his Zestimate increased a few thousand dollars. Did the Zillow Fairy stop by his home last night to update the home valuation while he was sleeping? I hope not, the Zillow […]

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Five Real Estate New Years Resolutions For Buyers

Here are some tips for buyers out there in 2012! Start saving for your down payment. Complete a “Buyer’s Questionnaire. This will keep you focused and help prioritize your wants & needs. Make a “realistic” offer. Select an Agent who is an expert in your area. Ask the Seller to purchase a “Home Price Protection […]

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Should I buy/sell a home during the holidays?

My favorite season is Winter! The day after Thanksgiving all the tire kickers and weekend lookers turn their attention to Black Friday and start decorating their home for the Holidays. But for someone who is serious about selling or buying a home, the decision should not be chanced on the flip of a coin. Buyers […]

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