Smart Ideas: Properties Revisited

Making Zillow Work for You in the World of Real Estate.

Thanks to the launch of Zillow the real estate world is taking a big step toward the future. Zillow is a website that assists both buyer and sellers in a somewhat confusing housing market.

Zillow believes that real estate should be simple and free of complicated websites and restrictions. This is why Zillow has created tools to help provide free valuations for every home in America. As the website increases in popularity Zillow will continue adding tools to help users in their home buying process.

Zillow has established a database of over 60 million homes to help you determine the market value of your home. The home evaluations are based primarily on publicly available data including tax records.

The margin of error for Zillows market valuation tool is 10% or less. Even though online tools can’t be 100% accurate Zillow plans to continually update their software to provide a better user experience.
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Zillow has drawn the attention of real estate agents who fear that websites like this could hurt their business.
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Innovation can force changes in stagnant industries and change can be hard for many individuals.
New technology should be viewed optimistically and used to forward your business.

There are a few questions you should be asking on how you might use Zillow to your advantage. If pricing information is Zillows biggest asset you must combine it with the value you provide to your customers.

Zillow uses pricing information as its biggest asset, but there are others that are equally important.

Your business cannot live on information alone. Information and the appropriate action can help make your business profitable. Knowledge must be used with the information provided to assure the appropriate action.

Experience and knowledge in the real estate world is a great start in understanding the information provided by Zillow.

Your goal should be similar to Zillow. The goal should be catering to your clients demands and providing the tools to fit their needs.

Here’s a way to make Zillow work for you.

If you study Zillow and find ways to improve upon their feature, use that to better serve your clients.

Use Zillow to help with presentations when visiting clients. Zillow results can be used as a way to compare your products to the biggest players in the game.

You can use the estimation tools provided by Zillow as a means to teach clients and provide them comparisons.

Showing the client data provided by Zillow is a great way to compare your rates and services.

Zillow might have a better price, but you can provide a better service and value.

Value and Service are important parts of a professional relationship.

It is important to understand that value and service are important aspects of the business world.