Realtors generally will provide a CMA (Competitive Market Analysis) to arrive at the best selling price for your home. I would advise that you get the CMA in writing, and talk to the realtor about how he/she arrived at the price. CMA's are not meant to be an appraisal of the properties value. Even appraisers in certain markets have a hard time coming up with a price. For instance, before the market crash, realtors and appraisers did not use foreclosed or short-sold properties when preparing their assessments. Considered "distressed properties" they did not feel like the comp could accurately represent what a person would be willing to sell their home for, and what a buyer would be willing to pay, under normal circumstances which is the definition for true property value.
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