We won’t argue the fact that Zillow can be a useful tool. But it’s a tool with serious accuracy problems. As the LA Times notes, “nationwide Zestimates have a ‘median error rate’ of about 8%.”
8%? In the LA marketplace that’s a huge number, often translating to tens of thousands of dollars. If you’re looking to buy or sell a house, wouldn’t you like a more accurate idea of what it’s worth? Something more than generic sales data crunched into an algorithm?
Kick your Zillow habit. In the real world, houses have unique traits and nuances that speak volumes about their value. Having sold more Eastside homes than any other realtors for two years straight, we can safely say that we are market experts, with inside access to timely, reliable, accurate information. No “Zestimates” here. Just carefully thought-out analysis and an honest assessment of worth.
Contact us anytime at Tracy Do Real Estate.