REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Realtors at Coldwell Banker office say, ‘Stop us, before we win the lotto again!’

A Coldwell Banker Premier Real Estate office in South St. Louis County, Missouri has produced a third big lotto winner in two years. “It’s positive energy. That’s how we sell homes,” says Coldwell Banker agent Kimberly Delapp, who won $100,000 ...

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Posted Oct. 24, 2014

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Things get ugly when agents outnumber transactions

There are more licensed agents in Westport and Weston, Connecticut than there are transactions each year, Coldwell Banker agent Evi Coghlan reports. The result? Homeowners get “bait and switch” letters from real estate agent who claim to have out of ...

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Posted Oct. 24, 2014

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

The good news in finance this week was not what you might think

Financial markets have stopped their hysterics for now, so let’s get some other things straight. Things about mortgage and other credit. Simple things. FDR’s first fireside chat in 1933 was devoted to simple explanations of banking. The next day Will ...

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Posted Oct. 24, 2014

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