Need a pre-listing appraisal? Contact A.M. Appraisal

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

Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is a lot more than they expected, so investing in an appraisal from A.M. Appraisal actually allowed these people to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. There are also plenty of home 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. An overpriced home won't attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Every month your home sits on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. All the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house is still sitting on the market.

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

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Are you working with an agent to sell your house? More than likely, you can expect them to give you a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that displays comparable sales in your area. It's a good starting point in 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 natural process.

However, it's also advantageous to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before signing a Listing Agreement, even if you have hired the most experienced real estate agent.

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

In addition to assisting you with setting a realistic selling price so your house will bring in buyers. An expert appraisal from A.M. Appraisal can:

  • Help provide expert advice when negotiating once you have an interested buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your house's condition inside and out
  • Eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour and make you aware of problems
  • Decrease the chances of unknown predicaments that cause negotiations to fizzle
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the sale will go through.

Improvements to add value

There are other important questions you should ask yourself, in addition to "how much?", prior to listing your property. You should ask yourself questions like "Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Should I put in that new bathroom?", "Should I complete my closet remodel?" You may not realize it, but everything we do to our houses can affect their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal affect. A kitchen remodel may improve your home's appeal, but it might not justify the expenses involved.

We can step in and help make these decisions. Unlike a real estate agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our fees are based on efforts to finalize your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from A.M. Appraisal 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 — our appraisal fees are based on efforts to finalize the report. So a professional appraisal from A.M. Appraisal will help homeowners make the decisions on investing in their home and settling on a fair sales price.

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

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