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Eric, Home Buyer in Boston, MA

how accurate is the zillow estimate of the value of the house?

Asked by Eric, Boston, MA Thu Jan 17, 2008

most of the time i see a house is sold as close to the zillow estimate number. how much negotiation power do a buyer using the zillow estimate number of a house value?

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Hi Eric,

This question has been asked many many times before.

Here are a few past links that may help you.

You can also type in "Zillow" in the key word search box, and it will pull up countless conversations on Zillow.

http://www.trulia.com/voices/Home_Selling/How_accurate_are_Z…

http://www.trulia.com/voices/Home_Selling/how_accurate_is_zi…

http://www.trulia.com/voices/Market_Conditions/What_do_you_t…

http://www.trulia.com/voices/General_Area/Does_Zillow_have_v…
2 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jan 17, 2008
Patti Pereyra, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
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If you don't want to pay anymore for the property, just say you can't afford to pay any more. My expirience has shown that when you try to justify a price with a comp, zillow etc, people just get mad and think you are trying to get one over on them.
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