comparative market analysis

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comparative market analysis (CMA)

An analysis of the value of property by taking only a very few market indicators, such as price per square foot for land or price per unit for apartments, and then extrapolating to the property under analysis.This does not constitute an appraisal,but may give prospective sellers a basis for setting a sales price for listing purposes.

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