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'd planned, so investing in an appraisal from A.M. Appraisal actually allowed them 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 property won't attract interested 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 the mortgage. And all the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house is sitting still on the market.

In today's ever-changing market, hiring a licensed appraiser is the number one way to get a proper listing price for your home.

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If you're working with an agent to list your property, then they'll give you a comparative market analysis (CMA) that includes similar sales in your area. It's a customary starting point in deciding 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 also advantageous to have a third-party's objective opinion prior to signing a Listing Agreement, even if you're working with the most experienced agent.

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

In addition to helping you decide on a realistic selling price so your home will intrigue potential buyers. A knowledgeable appraisal from A.M. Appraisal can:

  • Help provide expert advice when negotiating once you find an interested buyer
  • Blow away potential buyers with written proof of your house's shape inside and out
  • Eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour
  • Decrease the chances of unexpected problems that cause negotiations to break down
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the deal will close.

Improvements to add value to your home

In addition to "how much?", there may be other equally important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home. Ask yourself "Would it be better to paint the outside of the house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that new bathroom?", "Do I need to complete my kitchen remodel?" Everything we do to our houses can have an effect on their value. But, not all of them have an equal affect. Remodeling your kitchen might improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out your expenses before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.

We'll help you make some of these important decisions. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, unlike an agent. Your fee to us is based on efforts to complete your report, and not a percentage of your home's sale 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 — your fee to us is based on efforts to complete the report. So a professional appraisal from A.M. Appraisal helps homeowners like you make the smartest decisions when it comes to investing in their homes and deciding on a fair sale 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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