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Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services will ensure you get it right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand local real estate values.

We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for details regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Going to sell your home yourself?

Quite a few WA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for the best price, what you need is a skilled appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it's hard to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will inform you of what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate

People are surprised to discover their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

You may have a very experienced agent but it's in your best interest to get of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Crest Appraisal Services comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have an accurate summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Consulting services for WA Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but would like some information about how real estate is doing in your area? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We can provide assistance for your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for consumers with your real estate needs.

After you order an appraisal report from , expect the following....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. Just explain your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Typically one week or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've done a large amount of assignments, and we know that when providing real estateappraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We offer many different of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast response to follow-up questions: Reports we write are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!