Send SMS to check house prices

An new SMS text service allows homebuyers to find out the low, medium or high prices for a particular street within 10 seconds. Residex director Sam Hunter spent six months developing the Price-Wizard service which will help house-hunters estimate a property's market value and help determine whether agents have misquoted prices. Hunter said that Price-Wizard is an unbiased tool which will also help vendors tell if agents are fairly appraising their homes or inflating prices to get the listings. Wizard Home Loans is sponsoring the service and says it will be useful for property buyers. The service can be accessed by all Australian mobile carriers and although only currently available in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, it's likely to go national soon.

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