VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Have you ever wanted to know what your
home is worth? Launched by a RE/MAX agent, a new app for iPhone, iPad,
Android, and on-line, effortlessly estimates the value of your home
with a few simple clicks. Property owners can now obtain a more
accurate estimated value of their home in iE.
Current automated web-based home assessment tools only calculate the
average price in a given area. This causes estimates to be inaccurate,
sometimes by as much as hundreds of thousands of dollars on a single
property. Then there are other apps on the market that only provide an
estimate of a home's value if the property is already listed for sale
on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). If, however, the property is
not currently on the MLS system, no data can be extracted, so no values
are given to the home owner. This would be extremely frustrating for a
home owner wanting to know the value of his/her property.
Property owners today not only want instant information at their
fingertips, but accurate and reliable information as well so that they
can make critical home buying and selling decisions. "The scope of a
home evaluation takes time and effort to prepare. Each property is
unique. To do a home evaluation properly, it can't be done
instantaneously." says Santiago, creator of iE. "Technology plays an
extremely important role in real estate transactions but any attempt to
reduce the valuation system to an automated only system is a disservice
to the home owner. iE is for home owners who are serious about wanting
to know the value of their home."
iE now makes this possible. iE is efficient, functional, interactive and
most importantly, easy-to-use. It is technology powered by people. iE
leverages the expertise of over 90,000 RE/MAX Associates worldwide who
have the ability to gather, analyze and review real estate statistics
and who have the experience to deliver a more accurate and
comprehensive evaluation to home owners.
iE requires basic information to be inputted by the home owner, such as
the address, type of property, square footage, year built, number of
bedrooms and bathrooms. In addition, they have the option to upload up
to three photos of their property and to provide comments about the
Once this information is submitted, it is sent to a RE/MAX Associate who
specializes in the local area so that a more accurate report can be
completed. Whenever possible, agents also take the time to view the
property first hand so that they can make final adjustments on their
home evaluation report. Reports are emailed to the home owner usually
within one business day.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
iEvaluateHomes (iE) is free app available worldwide. Also available
on-line at www.iEvaluateHomes.com , www.iEvaluateHomeValues.com. Sample appraisal reports are available from these websites though
individual reports may slightly vary.
iPhone : Apple iOS and Android: Google Android iOS iPhone OS version
4.0 above Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
ABOUT GERALDINE SANTIAGO
Ms. Santiago is a licensed RE/MAX Realtor and published author of "The Complete Home-Buyer's Guide for Canadians", "Selling Your Home in Canada" and "Buy and Sell Recreational Property in Canada", Self Counsel Press Ltd. She is also an International Real Estate
Specialist (I.R.E.S.) specializing in marketing local properties
globally. She is a respected lecturer delivering seminars for over ten
years on buying and selling Vancouver real estate. Contact Geraldine at
email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org, cell 604-764-6873 www.iEvaluateHomes.com and www.iEvaluateHomeValues.com. RE/MAX Crest Realty (Westside) Independently Owned and Operated.
RE/MAX is Canada's leading real estate organization with over 18,700
sales associates situated throughout its more than 720 independently
owned and operated offices in Canada. The RE/MAX network, now in its
40th year, is a global real estate system operating in 87 countries,
with over over 90,000 member sales associates. RE/MAX Realtors lead
the industry in professional designations, experience and production
while providing real estate services in residential, commercial,
referral, and asset management. For more information, visit: www.remax.ca and www.remax.com.
SOURCE: RE/MAX Crest Realty (Westside) Independently Owned and Operated, Geraldine Santiago
For further information:
Contact: Geraldine Santiago
Tel. (604) 764-6873
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org