What is my Home Worth? Should I Call a Witch Doctor?

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Real Estate Broker Owner with Home Point Real Estate DRE # 01492725
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What is my Home Worth? Should I Call a Witch Doctor?

Do you want to know What Your Home is Worth in East Contra Costa County communities of Pittsburg, Brentwood, Antioch, Oakley, Discovery Bay or others?

Well would you call out a Witch Doctor to help you Figure Out the Value of Your Home? I can see it now the Witch Doctor is well known and a respected leader in the community. They look spectacular and project a presence as they come into the room.

Then the Witch Doctor starts dancing around the room, waving their hands and calling out. Then he stops – Shakes a Bag and drops the contents out onto the table. A small pile of bones lands on the table. The Witch Doctor looks at the pile of bones – Stands up and pronounces the value of the home. A hushed aw comes over all present; the pronouncement is taken as fact.

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Now I understand none of you would do this to Evaluate Your Home. You really want to Know What Your Home is Worth.

Well guess what Millions of People do this every day in this country. Now they do not call them Witch Doctor. The name they use is very modern sounding. You know the names – there are lots of National Companies that will give you an Instant Home Evaluation. They are well known and respected names when it comes to real estate. They have great looking web sites full of statistics, numbers, and picture of houses. Watching them you could get lost in a trance for hours at their sites.

The web sites are big and noisy. There are lots of bobbles to catch your eye as you dance from page to page. Lots of links and promises call out to you from the page, “Click Me – Click Me” they scream.

Then you hit the bottom – give them the info. They shake around there pile of stats and throw them out – the value of your home!

Now where do these stats come from? Are they all MLS sales? Does it include “Foreclosed Values” or “Whole Sale Values” unrelated to the retail sales price you could expect. Do the stats know about your kitchen upgrades? Do the stats realize that some of the home with in their radius of comparison are actually in a 55+ gated community and those values are way different? Do the stats know how well your landscaping and curb appeal is compared to the Bank Owned “as is” sale 3 blocks over?

Those stats mean no more than a pile of chicken bones thrown out on a blanket.

So do you want a real Free Home Evaluation?

Do you really think you are going to get a Good Home Evaluation from a Web Witch Doctor Homes? There is a way to get what you want. Call a Respected Local Realtor.

Most Realtors will provide you an initial evaluation on line. But be warned we cannot really do a good job without seeing the home. We are not Witch Doctors – We need to actually look at and see something to understand the value.

For a Free Quality Home Evaluation in East Contra Costa County – including Brentwood, Oakley, Antioch, Pittsburg or Discovery Bay Click here For a Free Home Evaluation or call 925-260-4321.  

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Rainmaker
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Gene Riemenschneider
Turning Houses into Homes
Home Point Real Estate

THanks all for coming by.  It is amazing to me how much trust people put in automated systems.

August 03, 2012 07:07 AM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
WHISPERING PINES REALTY

That witch Dr. has already been there and if you look over he back fence you may see him

standing there.

August 03, 2012 12:51 PM
Rainmaker
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Jane Peters
Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
Power Brokers Int'l

Yes indeed.  If you want something done right call an expert.  In this case, for East Contra Costa County, that would be you.

August 03, 2012 11:08 PM
Rainer
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Steven Cook
- Pierce, King, Kitsap, Thurston, Mason Counties

Gene -- now you did it -- that Witch Doctor song is trying to stick on my auditory memory.

You are much better at the value process than any old witch doctor.

August 06, 2012 11:30 AM
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Melanie Ross
Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

Wow what an impressive blog of information, love the witch doctor! I pushed for a feature!

August 07, 2012 08:43 PM
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Author Bio: Gene Riemenschneider is the Owner and Broker at Home Point Real Estate. He is a Realtor and a SFR (Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource). Home Point Real Estate works with Home Buyers, Sellers, and Investors.

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