Monthly Archives: October 2007

How Accurate is a Zestimate?

A Wall Street Journal analysis of 1,000 recent home sales shows that Zillow’s “Zestimates” often are very good, frequently within a few percentage points of the actual price paid. But when Zillow is bad, it can be terrible — off … Continue reading

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Zillow: What’s the Big Idea?

You may have heard of or you may have even tried it yourself. Zillow has a web site that gives free estimates and offers various online tools for real-estate buyers and sellers. It makes money from online advertising, selling … Continue reading

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Barn Again

Restoration of old houses is popular today. Some people are also taking the time to befriend old barns, finding that they hold many secrets and that each one has its own charm and mystery, pleasing proportions, simple natural lines and … Continue reading

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