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See if you can pass Zillow’s Buyer IQ test

Real estate media site Zillow.com has posted a Buyer IQ Survey on their site to help buyers “make smarter home buying decisions,” and throughout the quiz, the correct answer is immediately given to explain appraisals, PMI, ownership and more to potential buyers, but most importantly, quiz takers get a score at the end!

Zillow says, “Before you start checking out home prices in your area or shopping mortgage rates, take this quiz to see if you have the basic know-how to navigate the home-buying process” and wishes quiz takers good luck. Average consumers were polled with these same Buyer IQ questions and it was discovered that consumers understand basics but don’t understand other basics, like at what point they actually own a home.

Click here to take the quiz and tell us in comments how well you did. Many of our readers are real estate practitioners, so hopefully we see mostly high scores!

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

30 Comments

30 Comments

  1. Bryan Tobiason

    October 28, 2011 at 8:14 am

    I got 100%!! Thank goodness since I'm licensed agent 🙂

  2. Kathleen Cosner

    October 28, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    Dude. This is why a lot of people need an agent. Many of these questions, and the answers, made me grit my teeth.

  3. Reel E. Oveereet

    October 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    Wow. Zillow is doing something that isn't being scraped from somewhere else? At least they found a way to get fresh content. AWE-sum.

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