Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.

A lot of sellers are shocked when they find out that the market value of their house is much more than they thought, so investing in a professional appraisal actually allowed these people to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. There are also plenty of sellers who think their home is worth much more than it really is, and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. Overpriced homes do not attract potential buyers, which means you have wasted time on money and are left with no offers. Every month your house sits on the market is another month you have to pay the mortgage. All the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your property is sitting still on the market.

With today's fluctuating market conditions, you should definitely appoint a licensed appraiser to get an exact listing price for your home.

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Are you working with an agent to list your house? Quite often you can expect them to give you a comparative market analysis (CMA) that displays selected sales in your town. It's a customary starting point when determining your home's listing price. For anyone looking to get most profit out of their house, which includes not having it for sale too long, this is a standard process.

Even if you've hired an accomplished agent , it's definitely in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value prior to signing a Listing Agreement.

That's where we come in! We can do a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

We're also experienced in assisting you with setting a realistic selling price so your house will charm buyers. A qualified appraisal from can:

  • Provide expert tips to help you negotiate once you have an interested buyer
  • Blow away buyers with written proof of your home's state inside and out
  • Eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour
  • Decrease the chances of unknown obstacles that cause negotiations to fizzle
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the sale will go through.

Upgrades that improve your home's value

can help you answer the many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your house. Questions like "Would it be better to paint the entire house before we sell it?", "Should I put in that third bathroom?", "Do I need to finish my kitchen remodel?" Everything we do to our houses can affect their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. Remodeling your kitchen might improve your home's appeal, but be sure to figure out expenses before diving in. It may not justify the time and costs involved.

We can step in and help make these decisions. appraisers have no vested interest in the amount the house sells for, unlike an agent. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to finalize your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from is based on our efforts to complete your report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price — your fee to us is based on efforts to complete your report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from . When it comes to investing in your house and deciding on a fair sales price, we'll help homeowners make the wisest decisions.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.