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How Much Did My Neighbor's House Sell For?



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By : Jay Hunter    99 or more times read
You probably recognize that how much other homes in your neighborhood are selling for has an impact on what your own home will sell for if you choose to sell it. That being the case, perhaps you wish to find out how much your neighbor’s house sold for to get an idea of your home’s market value.

So just how does one go about finding this information?

Good question! Even if your neighbor doesn’t want to tell you what he sold his home for, the information is actually public and you’re free to find out. And thankfully for you, it’s not too difficult to do. You have a few different ways of obtaining this information.

One way you can find out is by going to the city office. After the deed has been recorded, you’ll be able to do a search here and find out what the sales price was. These are available to the public to be able to search, so you will be free to do so. Or if you’d rather go about it a different way, most counties have their own websites where their residents have the ability to get online access to property tax information, which includes the date of the last sale and what it sold for, along with the homeowner’s name. You’ll simply have to access the site and then do a search for the property, probably using the owners name or the address of the house you’re searching for.

Another simple way to find out what your neighbor’s home sold for is to contact a real estate agent. Because real estate agents have access to the MLS (Multiple Listing Service), they’re able to find out when a property sold and how much it sold for in just moments.

Any of the above would give you the information you’re looking for. As was already mentioned, if your neighbor’s home is similar to yours, it will give you a good idea of what you can expect your home to be worth in the current market. So finding out what it sold for can be very valuable information to you that will help you to price your own home right if you wish to sell.

We hope this information has been helpful to you! Good luck with your research and good luck with the selling of your home!
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