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    Quick Guide to Track Your Home’s Value in 3 Steps

    The housing market is always changing, but it’s important to know what your home might be worth in the event that you need or want to sell. You don't have any say over how quickly prices change around here—so having an idea on where we stand now can only help!

    Quick Guide to Track Your Home’s Value in 3 Steps

    I recommend at Unreal Estate, keeping track of local values (especially if this isn’t close); updating insurance policies regularly too because changes could affect premium rates; getting current estimates from professionals like appraisers who work with buyers all day long-they're most likely going straight into their computer databases when they hear “home value estimate."

    There are three ways to collect market data:

    Multiple Listing Service⁠

    Multiple listing services are a wonderful way to find out what properties are for sale in your area. You can get an idea of how much homes cost, when they were last sold and who has been buying them recently by simply scanning through the local listings!

    House Price Index & Calculator

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency offers a House Price Index and House Price Calculator based on data from mortgages purchased by secondary mortgage lenders. For instance, their most recent report reflects that national home values rose 12% over the last year-and this increase isn't expected to slow down anytime soon! To find out how your property would be impacted in such an environment you can use the calculator which applies trend change information directly onto current demographics for each zip code found within these United States.

    Home Value Estimator

    One great option would be using JP Morgan Chase’s Home Value Estimator Tool created especially with this goal mindfully designed so users can input specific details about their house while getting personalized outputs tailored just right! If you are buying a home, it is important to get an estimate of what your property might be worth. There's no perfect way for buyers and sellers alike because not all properties experience growth or decline in value exactly how owners want them too but there exists semi-custom estimates which will give some insight into the market based on factors such as renovations etcetera.


    Remember, however, these estimates are only guidelines and the market value that is accepted by lenders may vary. A formal appraisal conducted in person can cost around $300; you should find a qualified local appraiser through your state’s board of licensing and professional standards if you want to sell the house because it's worthwhile getting one for super-reliable price setting as well as back up during negotiations with buyers.

    Visit to start scanning your local listings!

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