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Real Estate Values

Real estate values are the amounts for which given properties can be expected to go during a sale. The real estate value of a given house is determined by a number of different factors involved in that house, including the exact physical characteristics of the house, the quality of the house, the size of the house, and any special additions which the house might have.

Furthermore, the exact location of the house would have a significant effect on the house's property value. This is true even for land property which does not have any building upon it, as the location of that land property will likely ultimately be the source of any determination of the land property's real estate value.

Property values are also likely determined in large part as a result of property valuation conducted by professional appraisers, often hired by local government for the purposes of determining taxes. These appraisers will be able to determine, based on the aforementioned factors and several more concerned primarily with the market surrounding the property under examination, the fair market value of the piece of property.

This fair market value, then, is the most basic, fundamental determination of real estate value available for any given piece of real estate. Real estate values might be inflated, however, when encountered in terms of the asking price of a seller for a given property, because the seller might either be hoping to get more, or the seller might be expecting to be haggled down from the high price, and thus wants to set the original real property value of the house as advertised at higher than he or she would like to receive.

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