If you are looking to sell your home then you want to know what it is worth, but more importantly you want to keep this information to yourself (more on that at the end of this article....).
When I worked as an agent, one of my first lessons was that no matter how good you are, the value you give on a home can make or break whether the vendor chooses you.
I found out the hard way that this was true. I went into an appraisal and knew my value, as a former accountant it is something that I had to be good at. Here is an extract from my book 'Why Many Agent Lie And How To Keep Them Honest' which explains the moment I discovered my honest would make me a failure.