St. Louis Property Value

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I may want to sell a property in St. Louis. I know Zillow is not the best way to determine the value of a home. So, what would you suggest is the best way to learn what the value of a home is? Cheers, Mark

@Mark Wurtemberg Zillow is a fair place to start, zestimate can be a rough guide is you are realistic about the amenities and finishes.  To get a better idea, I would find comps in the neighborhood with the same layout, finishes, condition etc.  A local investor/RE agent would be able to do this for you with the proper local knowledge needed to get you pretty close on a good price.

If you're in the County, the assessor's page has a comparable sales area where it lists comps that you can compare by price, $/sqft, etc. In the city, probably ask a few agents to pull comps since many areas can be very block-to-block and if you don't understand the nuances of each neighborhood, comparing two properties within a mile or a half-mile as the crow flies may lead you well astray in terms of value.

Get a real comparison report from a realtor.  If you trust the city or county assessor and their comparables, I have a whole portfolio of properties to sell you.  Or if you want to use Zillow as well, I'll be happy to sell you all my properties at their valuation.

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