how do I find an estimate of my homes current value through Trulia?

Asked by lwil373, Cherry Hill, NJ Wed Jun 19, 2013

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Mark Don McI…, Agent, Sandpoint, ID
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Eric is correct nation wide I believe. Zillow and Trulia both try to give estimates based solely on square footage, bedrooms, baths etc. There is no way to know the actual condition of the home without seeing it. A local Realtor is able to use sold home prices in his area to best compare your specific home to those most like and similar to yours. Every home buyer and seller should ask for comparable pricing from their local Real Estate agent.
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Robert Fargo, Agent, Cherry Hill, NJ
Fri Aug 30, 2013
A large part of pricing a home is looking at what has sold around you in the last few months, since we have just finished the August sales period you should update any value estimates you received in June. Of course location , condition and other factors are important.
Feel free to contact me if you need any additional information
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Ed Ralston, Agent, Marlton, NJ
Tue Aug 6, 2013
Id be happy to help you with a free, no obligation market analysis of your home. Please feel free to contact me with your address.
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The Rifkin T…, Agent, Cherry Hill, NJ
Tue Jul 2, 2013
I'd love to help you. Please give me a call.

Thanks,
Samuel Rifkin
609-315-9119
http://www.SamSellsNJ.com
The Rifkin Team
Keller Williams Realty
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Trulia Custo…, Other Pro, San Francisco, CA
Mon Jun 24, 2013
Hi there! Carol at Trulia here. The previous responses to this question are correct. While Trulia does post estimates based upon comparable sales in the area, your best bet is to contact a real estate agent who can provide you a Comparable Market Analysis that includes data specific to your home, including its condition, updates, etc. The agent also knows which sold comps to disregard based upon various factors and can give you an accurate evaluation based upon the current market and demand in your neighborhood.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/ or call Customer Service at 1-888-466-3501.
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R. Eric Axel…, Agent, Sewell, NJ
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Short answer, you don't. Estimated values on Trulia and Zillow are highly inaccurate in NJ. There are 2 ways to get a value on your home:

1. Have a Realtor come over and give you an estimate (free)
2. Hire an appraiser (approx. $425+)

Let me know if you ever want a free CMA (Comparable Market Analysis).

R. Eric Axelson, Associate Broker
Licensed in NJ and PA
Representing all price ranges

Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
856.617.1212 m
axelson@kurfiss.com
http://www.kurfiss.com
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