Accuracy is IMPORTANT!

Many home for sale real estate signs and one reading Sold in a bWhen you are trying to find the value of your home, you need to know what you can REASONABLY expect in today’s market given a typical time-frame to sell your home.

Pricing your home correctly is one of the most important parts of selling your home. Many people make the sale of their home more difficult because they miss the price by 10% or more.

Many of the automated tools on the internet are VERY inaccurate historically and can cause you to leave thousands of dollars on the table OR to miss out on an opportunity to make much more. Many times they use outdated or not accurate sales data. Many times they compare your home to other nearby homes that are NOT an indicator of your homes true value. Property conditions and upgrades vary from home to home and will impact the value.

The best source of information (short of paying hundreds of dollars for an appraisal) is to have a hand reviewed Market Analysis done by real estate professionals who know the Northern Virginia market inside and out and who sell homes every day in that market.