Zillow’s Zestimate: Innacurate Do you use Zillow for home-related information? A popular part of Zillow’s database is the Zestimate home values. Have you used ‘Zestimate’ home values to value your home? Well, you may want to think twice about using Zestimate to value your home… Why? Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff has shined a bit of light […]
6 Updates That Add Value To Your Home
You may think high-end upgrades like imported tiles from Tuscany for your entryway or a $10,000 commercial stove would improve the value of you home, right? Maybe not…but some people do. Unfortunately, these costly additions will not pay off when you decide to list your home for sale. Instead, here are a few updates that […]
Does a Swimming Pool Add Value to My Home?
Are you considering adding a swimming pool to your home? Is it to entertain your guests, to take late night swims, or in an effort to add value to your home? The question is: will adding a pool add value to my home? No. But, in some cases, yes. Generally speaking, adding a pool to […]
Why is Home Equity Important for You and Your Family?
Home Equity There has been much written about how dramatically home values have increased over the last several years. With the increase in values, comes an increase in the equity each home owning family now has. The Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University recently reported that, after taking inflation into account, aggregate […]