First Step: The Market Value of Your Property

The Master Market Analysis

Determining the current market value of your home is the first critical step in deciding on a listing price, one that will draw buyers like kids to ice cream and gain you the most from your home, but not so high as to turn buyers away.

Over nearly 3 decades practicing full-time real estate, I have refined a Master Market Analysis, an extensive, objective,and unvarnished analysis of the present market value of your unique property and how fits into your neighborhood. It is analytically based and extensively researched, not an off-the-cuff opinion tossed out by most agents who don’t want to do the work. This is your house after all, not the trade-in value of your car.

The singular features and distinctive traits of your property are carefully weighted and considered.

These qualities are compared to other similar properties that have sold or are under contract. You see all my homework; all the original research and notes are presented for you review. In the resulting electronic presentation and hard copy report, you can follow the process and understand precisely how the value range was reached. You can have full confidence in the findings.

Three to five hours are spent preparing an extensive statistical value analysis of unusual depth and detail. The resulting report illustrates the details of every comparable recently sold property, the active competing homes that buyers will be considering when they see yours, and those properties that failed to sell.

Why Online Property Valuing Services Aren’t Accurate

Accurate real estate property values are touted by many websites. While sites like Zillow and Trulia are very good at compiling tax assessor record information and sold data, their algorithms cannot possibly account for location and condition-- the two most important value factors of real estate.Without these, a precise value of any real estate cannot be reasonably defined. Maybe they were texting in class when that came up in Real Estate 101.