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Technology facilitates many of today’s transactions. You can research a product, find the best price available, determine the location of purchase and even procure online. However, the more expensive the item or service, the more consumers want to speak to someone reliable before purchasing.

The Internet has a place in real estate.  Clients often ask about Trulia and Zillow. With realtor sites and the aforementioned commercial sites, the Internet is a good place to begin your search. It allows you to research neighborhoods, taxes, schools and pricing, on your timeline – 24/7.

Information is powerful and will impact your decisions. However, not all of the information found on the Internet is valid. Knowing the difference between the two is important. Research learned from the Internet should be verified and discussed with your real estate agent to determine accuracy.

For example, below are three different properties sold...