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Fair market value has the same meaning no matter where you live in this great country of ours. It is the price that a buyer is willing to pay an a seller is willing to accept without duress. Richard explains it beautifully here.
“Fair Market Value” has a simple definition. It is the price that a buyer is willing to pay and a seller is willing to accept without duress.
“Appraised Value,” “Loan value,” “Tax Value,” and especially “Internet Value” have nothing to do with fair market value, other than the effect that they might have on what a buyer is willing to pay.
Keeping in mind that the fact what the buyer is willing to pay is only one half of the fair market value, the other being what the seller is willing to accept, one must not be oblivious to the fact that there may be other ready, willing, and able buyers for the property,
When a seller calls for “highest and best” in a multiple offer situation, you are likely to uncover the true fair market value of the property.
The same applies to a property that languishes on the market for a long period of time that only garners a single low offer. If there is NO market, there is little value.
It’s not about counting bricks or measuring square feet.
Fair market value depends on a meeting of the minds, and the ability to perform.
About the Author- Martha Brown is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) whose passion is homes in the Annapolis MD area and surrounding communities. As a 3rd generation Annapolitan she writes about her experiences in and out of the real estate market. Martha has been a local Realtor(R) since 1992 of which all have been associated with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the largest independently owned real estate company in the Mid Atlantic.
Martha would love to hear from you so give her a call any time. Sharing her Annapolis MD area expertise is her passion. You can reach Martha at 410-440-7839 (cell) or 410-260-2800 (ofc)
Every effort has been made to assure that the information in this blog is as accurate as possible. Martha Brown of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. disclaims any implied warranty or representation about it's accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for any particular purpose. This includes but is not limited to any information provided by third parties which is accessed through this blog via a hyperlink.
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