REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Should listing agents be present for all showings?

If Marcy Spieker is asked by a seller client to be present for every showing, she's knows what she'll say. "Due to our standards of practice here, that would not be in your best interest," she said she'll tell a client, during a discussion on the matter in the real estate Facebook group "Lead Gen Scripts and Objections." ...

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Posted May. 21, 2015

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Report recommends adding phone, utility payments to credit score information

On the heels of Fair Issac Corp. -- the company behind FICO credit scores -- proposing a new credit scoring system, a recent report pushes for a similar structure that would take into account telecommunication and utility payments ...

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Posted May. 21, 2015

What's Your Home Worth?

The Zestimate (pronounced ZEST-ti-met, rhymes with estimate) home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is pulled from data; your real estate agent or appraiser physically inspects the home and takes special features, location, and market conditions into account. Variations in price also occur because of negotiating factors, closing costs, and timing of closing....

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REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Matterport 3-D home of the week

This 6,440-square-foot remodel left us lost for words. Nestled in a Seward Park hillside overlooking Lake Washington and Mount Rainier in Seattle, Washington, the original home was barely more than a shack with arguably the best views in Seattle ...

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Posted May. 21, 2015

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