Actually many of those companies are paying retail value. It may be in your best interest to have a market analysis done on the house so you know the fair market value.
There is no standard commission but you typically get what you pay for.
Sometimes agents don't pay to have their listings on many sites. Make sure you find out what type of advertising your agent does.
Hello,I'm actually pretty familiar with that neighborhood. I've sold in that neighborhood before and have friends that have lived there in the past. I would be more than happy to give you a no obligation market analysis of your home. Let me know if you are interested.James
It sounds very possible. The best way to find out is to talk to a reputable lender. I could give you the name of one if necessary, but it does sound very possible.
Keep in mind, this is an item that can be negotiated. Refer to your purchase agreement for specifics concerning your transaction.
I can give you some updated information on Brighton if you are still interested.
Zillow will only give you a rough estimate. Call a professional if you want to pinpoint a pretty accurate value. It would tough to give you a pretty accurate one without seeing the house inside and out and without being familiar with the local market.
A lot depends on the price range of the home. The range of value in your home really dictates what upgrades should be done for maximum value. Without knowing the values nearby it is really hard to say.
If it were me, I would be present. The inspector may want to point out some things and I think it would really be helpful for you to be present, just make sure you don't get defensive about their findings.