Frank Dolski Blog

Zillow's Accuracy vs. Agent Experience

Posted by Frank Dolski Associate Broker on March 27, 2018 in  AVMs  Buyers  Sellers
I hear it all the time from friends, family and acquaintances: “Real estate is my hobby.  I’m always looking at Zillow to see how my house compares to my neighbors’.”  If they are looking at the Zestimates purely for entertainment or to look at photos of a potential home to purchase, I see it as a valuable marketing tool.  But, when a potential Buyer or Seller insists that they won’t budge from the AVM (Automated Valuation Model) generated by Zillow, it can break a de... read more
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Preparing to Finance a Home

Posted by Frank Dolski Associate Broker on March 12, 2018 in  Buyers  Financing
If you are in the market for a new home, but don’t have the cash to buy it outright, are you prepared for financing it?  You may currently have a mortgage, credit cards, student or auto loans, but how can you be sure that you are getting the best lending rates available to you when it’s time to buy a new home? Determine Your Budget.  Save at least 3 months of receipts and bills to add up all of your monthly expenses.  In addition to your car payment and utilities, you’ll en... read more
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