OK, let's face it. Zillow is probably the most popular real estate website there is. People just love looking at the great pictures, they have that down. They also love those Zestimates or home value estimates they provide.
They have a disclaimer stating that "Nationally, the Zestimate has a median error rate of 8%, which means half of the Zestimates in an area are closer than the error percentage and half are farther off. For example, in Seattle, Zestimates for half of the homes are within 6.6% of the selling price, and half are off by more than 6.6%."
So if the CEO of Zillow who has his home listed with a Real Estate Agent in the NWMLS and can't get what his Zestimate says his home is worth, just how accurate and trustworthy are these Zestimates for your home?
Author:Michael Eisenberg Phone: 360-739-6981 Dated: November 6th 2015 Views: 914 About Michael: Michael was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. He graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Math...
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