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Which is better Zillow or Redfin?

Which is better Zillow or Redfin?

Nationally, Zillow is slightly more accurate than Redfin. However, their accuracy varies from city to city and state to state, and Redfin is more accurate in some areas. Both estimates are reasonably precise for homes currently on the market but are much less accurate for homes not currently listed for sale.

Is Redfin a trusted site?

But Zillow and Redfin’s algorithms are more reliable for general estimates than precise ones. Both companies can be very accurate — about 95-99% — when estimating within 20% of a home’s sale price. But that accuracy drops to just 70-85% when estimating within 5% of the sales price.

What does Hot home mean on Redfin?

A Hot Home is a home that we think will sell within the first two weeks of being listed on the market. This feature is generated by an algorithm that looks at user activity such as tours scheduled, favorites for an individual home, nearby market activity and many other points of data.

Is using a Redfin agent a good idea?

Redfin agents are generally good, yes. They have a vetting process in place and provide in-house training. However, since Redfin agents are paid a salary, instead of working for a percentage-based commission, they may be less incentivized than a traditional agent to get you the highest price possible for your home.

Can you negotiate with Redfin now?

Can you negotiate with RedfinNow? Once you receive RedfinNow’s final offer, you have five days to either take it or leave it; the price isn’t subject to negotiation. However, you can request an “updated offer” if you believe RedfinNow missed something.

What not to do when you sell your house?

11 Things Not to Do If You Ever Want to Sell Your House

  1. Don’t Neglect Curb Appeal. 1/11.
  2. Don’t Overprice Your Home. 2/11.
  3. Don’t Skimp on Listing Photos. 3/11.
  4. Don’t Neglect Repairs. 4/11.
  5. Don’t Hide Problems in the Home. 5/11.
  6. Don’t Over-Personalize the Space. 6/11.
  7. Don’t Refuse to Entertain Low Offers.
  8. Don’t Show Up During Showings.

What does a star mean on Redfin?

Tour Insights: A listing with a star in the upper right corner indicates that a Redfin Agent toured this listing and provided insights about it. Due to MLS rules, we may need to ask you to register or sign in with a confirmed email address before you can view Tour Insights.

Is it worth replacing carpet before selling?

Considering homeowners usually spend about 13 years in their homes, and most carpet is only designed to last between 5-15 years, however, it’s common to replace carpet flooring before selling. If your carpet looks worn down, shows signs of damage, or is stained, it’s probably best to swap it out to avoid red flags.

Which iBuyer is best?

The top two iBuyer companies are Offerpad and Opendoor. Offerpad is the most flexible, has the best customer service, and also offers free local moves. Opendoor has the largest purchase volume, generally pays the most, and is available in the most locations.

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