How can you buy a home you don’t know is for sale?
11/24/2015 | Author: Marty Kramer
Not many homebuyers would ask to see 70% of available homes for sale. But that’s what’s happening if you’re visiting certain websites.
Realtor.com recently provided a real-world demonstration of its competitors’ incomplete data by wrapping an Austin home in a black covering with a statement printed on it that said, “Searching for a home to buy on Zillow? You’re missing out on thousands like this.”
The point is that not all real estate sources give you a complete picture. Some websites don’t list thousands of properties currently for sale, show homes for sale that have already sold, and provide inaccurate values and data.
So how do you know you’re getting the most complete, accurate information? My suggestion is to work with a REALTOR®. They are the folks with the most real estate experience, the best information, and the ability to help you interpret that information.
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