Monday, December 29, 2014
How accurate are free online home valuations?
You can find free online home valuations on many sites, but, how accurate are they? Chicago appraiser Michael Walsh takes a look at the RealAVM provided by the MRED MLS and those provided free by eppraisal.com and Zillow.com. The results are interesting.
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Chicago appraiser Michael Walsh talks about gentrification
Want to know about gentrification? Chicago appraiser Michael Walsh of Citywide Services talks about a neighborhood phenomenon in which middle and upper income persons purchase neighborhood properties and renovate or rehabilitate them.
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Monday, December 22, 2014
Looking to find a great Chicago appraiser? Check out these reviews left on Angie's List
Here are some reviews left on Angie's List for Chicago appraiser Michael Walsh and Citywide Services
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Sunday, December 21, 2014
An interesting board up on Chicago's West Side
Chicago appraiser Michael Walsh says that you can always find something interesting on the West Side of Chicago. Here is a colorful board up.
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Saturday, December 20, 2014
Bank Owned and Short Sale Properties exceed 50% of total sales in Lyons, IL 60534
Chicago area real estate appraiser Michael Walsh recently completed a appraisal on a single family home in Lyons, Il 60534 and found a large number of Bank Owned and Short Sales still in the market.
According to MRED MLS statistics for the last twelve months for MLS area 534, Lyons, the median sales price for Detached Housing increased +26.6%, average marketing time increased +7.3% to 118 days on the market, and there is currently a 5.1 month supply of inventory. This level is a small oversupply. REO & Short Sales account for approximately 51% of total sales.
This increase in median price is due in part to appreciation and in part to more Fair Market sales than REO/Short Sales in prior years.
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Maywood sees median price increases of 25.3% in the last year. What's Up?
Single family home prices in Maywood, Il have increased over the last three years. According to MRED MLS statistics for the last twelve months for MLS area 153, the median sales price for Detached Housing increased +25.3%, average marketing time declined -28.4% to 106 days on the market, and there is currently a 5.5 month supply of inventory. This level is considered in balance. REO & Short Sales account for approximately 54% of total sales.
According to Chicago area appraiser Michael Walsh, this increase in median price is due in part to appreciation and in part to more Fair Market sales than REO/Short Sales in prior years.
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Monday, December 15, 2014
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