Comps are updated as sales occur. An appraiser working for a lender will usually choose properties within ONE mile of the subject property which sold within the last 6 months to make the comparisons. If comps are difficult to find within those parameters, TIME and DATE of sale will be expanded - but LOCATION should not be.
Beware estimates of value of sites like Zillow - they go FIVE miles to calculate their numbers which punishes the preferred areas and rewards the less desirable. They also do not take view, waterfront location or other valuable property features into consideration.... more
You can contact the listing agent and or your buyer's agent and ask to have the information removed, or you can try directly contacting Trulia's customer service department, under the help tab.... more
There are NJ Banking laws that define what an attorney can & can not do with moneys held in an Attorneys Trust Account, all this info is online.
Dig up your RESPA Statement and attorney letters, a few of your answers may be spelled out there...
It sounds as if there was more work for your attorney to do after the closing; since there was unfinished business... buyer did not receive clear title when they took possession!... more