Zillow Advice: Pricing - zillow create your own estimate gives a lower estimate for a 2 story home, than a 1 story. why? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Typically a 1 story house ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ <p>Typically a 1 story house will be worth more all other things equal compared to a 2 story house because of a couple of things:<br/><br/>1- The main thing is that the 1 story house will have a larger footprint. Larger lot, more foundation, roofing, etc.<br/><br/>2- One story homes appeal to a wider variety of potential buyers when it comes time to sell.<br/><br/></p> Fri, 25 Jun 2010 03:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ 2010-06-25T03:56:00Z A local experienced realtor ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ <div style="text-align: right;">A local experienced realtor or appraiser will get you the most accurate price estimate. If your looking for a free, quick computer generated price range with nice demographics, comparables and local trends, check out [link removed by moderator. This site creates a slick pdf that gives you a pretty good price range in most cases.&nbsp;<br/>Also try searching Palo Alto with this tool created specifically for the Peninsula MLS - [link removed by moderator<u>]</u></div> Fri, 25 Jun 2010 03:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ 2010-06-25T03:23:00Z well a 2000 sq ft property ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ well a 2000 sq ft property on 1 story vs a split level or something is more desireable for any number of reasons. many people dont like stairs, especially couch potato americans like my family. carrying laundry or groceries up a set of stairs can be "a lot of work".<br/><br/>also 1 story means more land under the house and on average, more yard behind it.<br/><br/>then you have just the "cram, cram, cram" homes where there is like a 1200sq ft 3 story home side by side 50 others. brings the average down for the group Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:01:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zillow-create-your-own-estimate-gives-a-lower-estimate-for-a-2-story-home-than-a-1-story-why/283301/ 2009-09-29T05:01:00Z