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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 planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand their local real estate market.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Instead, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

Contact us for any questions regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?

An increasing amount of WA homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult 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.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised when they find out that the value of their home is quite a bit more than they thought. So investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they originally thought. Others have an an inflated opinion when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically 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, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Seattle

Even if you have with a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Crest Appraisal Services help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown for your property and its features which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

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

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but are looking for information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance collecting local sales and property data. We have services tailored for the needs of consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

If your wondering what you can expect from us when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a prompt response: We will provide you with personalized information for your particular appraisal need. We'll be thrilled to give you suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've done lots of assignments, and we understand that when providing real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We offer a lot of different of types of reports, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to clients without so much of industry jargon so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Quick to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, once you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!