where do u find out exactly what has sold in your particular area?

where do u find out exactly what has sold in your particular area?

  • October 13 2008 - US
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Umm, Zillow

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You can check your city's on-line site as well.
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Type in the address on Zillow near where you want to see recently sold houses and voila there they are. It takes about 30 days for recently solds to show up on the comp list in my area. A realtor can also pull up recently solds in your neighborhood through MLS.
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Just remember that MLS will not show fsbo. Tax record is your most reliable source for everything. Some properties that have been foreclosed may not show as a 'sale' but they have gone back to the bank at a price. Don't forget to look at those as well.

 

If you are trying to get an opinion of value on your home get a certified appraisal.

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A good portion of counties have on-line search options.

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The newpaper lists all deed transfers that have recently taken place.  Check the weekend papers, it's usually posted in Saturday's or sometimes Sunday's paper.

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Many areas do not have newspapers that list all deed transfers.

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Call a Realtor.

  • October 14 2008
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ask any realtor  they will use mls to provide  active pendings and solds

but be sure to also request the expireds and withdrawns so you can accuratly guage

market activity for your particular neighborhood and property type

 

 

  • October 15 2008
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Every area is different.  As a rule of thumb, Realtors and appraisers are the only ones with exact information.  i.e. Kansas is a "do not disclose" state, so web sites such as Zillow and Realtor.com list their "approximations" of sold prices.

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