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Yes, they both provided photos and comps. I was naive before this process and believed that appraiser's value. For square foot value, the realtors estimates look accurate. I didn't do any of my own determining before. All I did was see that there were homes a few streets over selling in the 300k, 400k, and up range and thought just being in the vicinity with a nice home would make my house worth that much, silly me.

I never knew the main level square foot measure was THE determining factor in home valuation. I have so many amenities over what other small homes have yet it doesn't matter. Finished basement, second full bath, landscaped yard with underground sprinkler system, renovated kitchen...

I think we are so tight on money right now that we won't sell. If we had a lot of money saved, it would be a different story. Here's hoping the values go up!
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