Zillow Advice: Home Buying - Why would this home increase 15.9%? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-would-this-home-increase-15-9/437705/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Most often when I see price ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-would-this-home-increase-15-9/437705/ Most often when I see price increases like that it's because of a combination of factors including <br/>-a seller who bought low, last year was very slow and many buyers were able to do that;<br/>-updates or repairs made by a seller to enhance a properties value and appraisability, i.e new carpet paint and appliances can make a big difference, as can doing major or minor repairs;<br/>- location: in areas with a good jobs recovery, and low inventory, multiple offers are driving prices up quickly.<br/>Hope that helps, but recognize each situation is unique...<br/>CHEERS!<br/><br/>Molly Thompson, Broker Associate, APR<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.MollyThompsonHomes.com">www.MollyThompsonHomes.com</a> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-would-this-home-increase-15-9/437705/ 2012-04-03T18:08:00Z