What is a Real Estate Appraisal – video

What is a real estate appraisal and how is one used? A real estate appraisal is an impartial estimate of market value that is prepared by a licensed or certified appraiser based upon appropriate comparable data. In short, it's an estimate of what the "market" or the home buyers, would be expected to...

Zestimates

My Zestimate is Wrong

My Zestimate is wrong, my Zestimate is keeping my house from selling, my Zestimate doesn't show my house the right way....it's always something with the "Zestimate". One thing it usually isn't is "my Zestimate is too high". We posted an Atlanta area update on this back in early 2016, time to look at...

The Problems with Stucco Homes

The problems with stucco homes couldn't be better demonstrated than with this real word listing. This is "hardcoat" stucco; not EFIS (synthetic) which has the universal bad rap. As with any siding, but especially stucco; moisture, mold and termites are just waiting for a chance; and that is evidenc...

What is a Neighborhood?

What is a neighborhood? What is a market area? The traditional definitions remain but real estate is a constantly evolving thing. Alpharetta can be east or west of 400, can also include Milton or Johns Creek and be one of six high school districts. Marietta can be east or west of I-75, be East or We...