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.

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 an appraisal from A.M. Appraisal actually allowed these sellers 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 a lot 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 house sits on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. In the meantime, you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house is sitting still on the market.

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

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Are you working with a real estate agent to list your house? More than likely, you can expect them to give you a comparative market analysis (CMA) that includes selected sale homes in your area. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. This step is crucial if you're going to maximize your profit and minimize your home's time on the market.

However, it's definitely in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before signing the Listing Agreement, even if you have been working with the most experienced agent.

And that's where A.M. Appraisal can help you! 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".

A knowledgeable appraisal from A.M. Appraisal can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will appeal to buyers, and we'll also:

  • Be an extremely valuable negotiating tool once you have found an interested buyer
  • Blow away buyers with written proof of your home's quality inside and out
  • Eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour and make you aware of problems that might delay a closing
  • Cut down the chances of unknown headaches that can cause your sale to fold
  • Do away with waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal will close.

Improvements to add value to your home

A.M. Appraisal can help you answer the many important questions to ask yourself before listing your property. Questions like "Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Should I put in that new bathroom?", "Do I need to complete my closet remodel?" Everything we do to our houses can affect their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal affect. While a kitchen remodel may improve your home's appeal, it might not add nearly enough to the value to justify the expenses.

We can step in and help make these decisions. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, unlike an agent. Our fees are based on efforts to finalize 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 finalize your report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price — our appraisal fees are based on efforts to complete your report. When it comes to investing in your house and setting a fair price to sell at, a professional appraisal from A.M. Appraisal helps homeowners make the smartest decisions.

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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