Putting a house on the market in or near Baltimore County? Contact and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to get a handle on their local real estate market.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for any questions regarding the specific services for home sellers we offer.

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

More and more homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, with minimal waiting and for the best price, you need a expert appraiser. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a astute selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while bargaining when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help prevent the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised when they find out their home's value is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to receive thousands more than they thought they would get. Others have an an exaggerated impression of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than sitting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you're working with the most experienced agent, it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. can help. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown of the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but are looking for information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like assistance gathering local property and sales data. We offer services designed for the needs of clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

When you order an appraisal report through us, expect the following....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients We'll be thrilled to provide suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report formats that suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide many different of types of reports, and are familiar at providing appraisals to consumers minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast reply to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are written in plain English, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!