Don’t Use Zillow…Trust Me

Justin Armbruster
Published on June 17, 2020

Don’t Use Zillow…Trust Me

If you’ve been looking seriously or even just for fun at the homes for sale in Topeka, you’ve probably used Zillow. We know all about how user friendly their app is and we know how easy it is to use. The thing is… if you are serious about finding a home, there are better ways.


Topeka homes are selling fast and when you are looking on Zillow there’s a chance that the home you’re looking at might already be sold. Zillow doesn’t update their site nearly as quick as it should… This can cause lots of frustration for homebuyers. If you are casually browsing then Zillow is a fine place to search but if you’re serious there are other ways.


Zillow’s “Zestimate” is one of the craziest concepts I have seen. How can Zillow know the value of a house without knowing the details of it’s condition? The value of a home cannot be determined by a computer. But that’s exactly what Zillow tries to do with their “Zestimates” It takes a real estate professional who’s looked at comparable sales, knows the condition of the home, and knows the local market to tell you what a home is worth. 

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About the Author:

The above article Going FSBO In Topeka? Here are 3 things you must think about was written by Justin Armbruster of the Armbruster Team at RE/MAX Associates of Topeka, local leaders in Topeka Real Estate, Marketing, and Social Media. You can contact the Armbruster Team at  (785) 260-4384 or through this form. They have helped hundreds of people buy and sell homes in the Topeka area for years, and would love the opportunity to help you as well.

Are you thinking about selling your home? They have a passion for listing and selling homes in Topeka and would love the chance to use their expertise in Real Estate, Marketing, and Social Media to help you sell or buy yours! Are you interested in buying a home? Give the Armbruster Team a call. They have helped people buy and sell real estate in the all of the following Topeka School Districts:

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