Determine Your Home’s Value to Win

May 14, 2011

How much is your Chicago home worth and why?

That is the question you need to answer to enter the contest, “Is Your Home Priced Right?”

Whether you are a homeowner who is buying, selling or just staying put, knowing what your home is worth allows you to spend the right amount on maintenance, improvements and insurance.

The contest is open for any homeowner to determine the value of their home and then explain that value in 200 words or less and a picture.

“Our goal is for all homeowners to understand the constantly changing variables that go into home valuations,” said Stephanie Hammell, Director of Public Relations for Tribune Digital Classified Marketplaces, which includes “”Is Your Home Priced Right?” is a fun way for homeowners to research the value of their homes and for four homeowners to win.”

Those four homeowners will receive a basket of real estate prizes:

*A $1,000 home improvement gift card

*A $669 premium listing package on

*A free appraisal to find out what their homes are really worth in today’s market

One the website, you can find information and interactive tools in the Education Center that offers guidance to homeowners on buying, selling and owning their homes. On the site’s new Pricing Guide, contestants can research their submissions for the contest.

The “Is Your Home Priced Right” Contest goes through June 15. For complete rules, visit

By the way, the group is hosting a home-selling seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Schaumburg. For more information, visit, email or call (312) 981-7271.

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