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I see a lot of these homes that say recently sold.why would they list these homes if they are sold

  • February 22 2009 - Fayetteville
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LOL!  Because transparency is so evil.

It very interesting to see homes near me which were sold in later part of 2008 going back on the market.  And some went back into forclosure.
  • March 27 2009
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If you're referring to why Zillow lists SOLD homes on this website-- it's because it helps you to determine current market values for homes that are FOR SALE. They actually try to list ALL HOMES, whether they are for sale, or have already sold.
  • March 27 2009
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Andre is spot on!!!
  • March 27 2009
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Unless it is sold back to the bank, because then it is just a bunch of BS data for a sale that isn't true so be carefull
  • March 27 2009
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Sold home are a marketing tool for agents - its that simple.

  • March 27 2009
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One of the best ways to determine the value of a property is to compare it to the most recent sales around it.  If you are searching for a home, you can use the Sold homes to see what homes are actually selling for in your area.  Remember, you have to adjust the prices for features of each home.  Hope this helps!
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  • February 23 2009
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