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Agents And Sellers Should Check Data
I have had a few interesting discussions with buyers and with local agents in the past about the fact that not all data in the mls should be looked at as being 100% true or accurate. No, I’m not going to get in to the whole Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com thing, I’m talking about agent entered data. Things like rooms sizes can be a hot button for some and school districts can be another.
Schools… Here in Tempe, we certainly get a lot of people searching for specific schools. While the very most popular school search comes from students and parents looking for homes near Arizona State University. Obviously, we have many other schools in Tempe and we do get people looking at specific areas so they can enroll their children in other schools. Several web sites exist to show which school districts are located within our city and the information is available with just a few clicks of a button for anyone that has a basic understanding of how to surf the web. Unfortunately, when some agents are gathering data for their mls input sheets, they often look to the mls for information gathered from other agents working in the area ... more
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