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 home is much more than they thought, so investing in an appraisal from actually allowed these people to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. Others have an inflated opinion of their home's estimated value and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. Overpriced homes don't attract potential buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Every month your home stays on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. And all the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house sits on the market.

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

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If you're working with an agent to list your home, more than likely, they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that displays a list of houses for sale in your town. It's a customary starting point when determining your home's listing price. If you're going to maximize your profit and minimize your home's time on the market, this is a really important step.

However, it's definitely in your best interest to have an "objective" third-party's opinion of value prior to signing the Listing Agreement, even if you've hired an experienced real estate agent.

And that's where comes in! We can do a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate description of your house's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or "comps".

can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will entice buyers, and we can also:

  • Help provide advice when negotiating once you have a potential buyer
  • Blow away buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make you aware of problems
  • Reduce chances of unknown complications that can cause sales to go up in smoke
  • Do away with waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the deal will close.

Improvements to add value

There are so many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home There are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and can help with that. Questions like "Should we paint the entire house before we sell it?", "Should I put in that new bathroom?", "Do I need to finish my kitchen remodel?" Everything we do to our houses can affect their value. But not everything will have an equal affect. Remodeling your kitchen may improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out your costs before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.

We'll help you make some of these decisions. Appraisers don't have any vested interest in your final selling price, like a real estate agent do. Our fees are based on efforts to complete your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from is based on our efforts to complete the report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale 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 setting a fair price to sell at, we'll help homeowners like you make the best decisions.

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