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The Reality of Online Home Estimates

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s the ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ. With so many meetings, gatherings and even family holidays turned into virtual events, we’ve missed out on the sights, the smells, the noise, and the handshakes and hugs. We’ve missed out on these experiences. Technology just can’t replace personal connection.

Similarly, in real estate, so much about a home has to do with the “experience.” The views, the impact of noise from a busy road, the neighbourhood, the smells โ€“ all have an effect on the way a house feels. This just doesn’t translate into data and algorithms. ๐—ข๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜† ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ% ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ! which could cost you a lot of money should you decide to work off of the estimate provided.

For accurate information, you need an in-person valuation with someone who knows the local market. You need someone who will actually walk through your home with you, and take the time to understand what you love about your home, updates that you have done over the years, how your home compares to other recently sold homes in your area as well as other details that make it a wonderful place to live. Although technology has taken off over the last decade with video and 3D virtual tours, there is still no better way to get the true feeling of a home without seeing, smelling, and touching it in person. If you’re wondering what your home may be worth in today’s market, don’t hesitate to reach out, even if you are just thinking about making a move. I would love to give you all of the information you need to help you make an educated and smart decision that will help you get top dollar when you decide to sell.

 

 

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