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Stephen Merkle

Premier Agent

Realtor (26 years experience)

34 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,


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Why is the value of this wonderful house going down?


Zillow's Zestimate is automated and relies on a number of factors including recent sales.   Many homes in Akron have been negatively affected by the sale prices on foreclosed properties and short sales in their area.  If you're considering selling and want a true opinion of a realistic sale price in your area consider contacting a Realtor who will consider all of the factors involved in pricing your home.   My website has an automated CMA (Comparative Market Analysis Tool) that you might find useful.  Go to and try it out and see if there's a difference in value!   You might be pleasantly surprised!!!