Have confidence in your listing price with an appraisal from A. M. Appraisals.

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 a professional appraisal from us actually allowed them 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 house won't attract interested buyers, which means you have wasted time on money and are left with no offers. Each month that your home is still sitting on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. And in the meantime, you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home is still sitting on the market.

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

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Working with a real estate agent to list your property? More than likely, they'll give you a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that includes selected sales in your area. It's a customary starting point when determining your home's listing price. This is a vital step if your interests are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.

Even if you've hired the most experienced real estate agent, it's definitely in your best interest to also have an "objective" third-party's opinion of value before you sign the Listing Agreement.

That's where A. M. Appraisals comes in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent both have an accurate description of your house's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or "comps".

A skillful appraisal from A. M. Appraisals can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will intrigue potential buyers, and we'll also:

  • Provide tips to help you negotiate once you have found an interested buyer
  • Impress potential buyers with written proof of your home's state inside and out
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Cut down the chances of unknown messes that can cause your sale to deteriorate
  • Cut out the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the sale will go through.

Improvements to add value

There are other important questions to ask yourself, in addition to "how much?", prior to listing your home. You should ask yourself questions like "Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that new bathroom?", "Should I complete my closet remodel?" Many things which we do to our houses can affect their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. Remodeling your kitchen might improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out the expenses involved before diving in. It may not justify the time and costs involved.

Need help making some of these important decisions? We're here for you. Appraisers don't have any vested interest in your final selling price, like a real estate agent do. Your fee to us is based on efforts to finalize your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from A. M. Appraisals 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 finalize the report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from A. M. Appraisals. When it comes to investing in your home and settling on a fair sales price, we'll help you 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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