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Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Crest Appraisal Services

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.

So many people are blown away when they find out that the market value of their home is a lot more than they expected, so investing in an appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services actually allowed these sellers to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. There are also plenty of 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 house won't attract potential buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. 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 property is still sitting on the market.

With today's adapting market conditions, you should definitely hire 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 sell your property? More than likely, they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (CMA) that includes competing sales houses in your area. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. This is a really important step if your interests are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.

Even if you're working with the most experienced real estate agent, it's in your best interest to also have a third-party's objective opinion before you sign a Listing Agreement.

That's where Crest Appraisal Services comes in! We'll perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

A skillful appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will entice potential buyers, and we'll also:

  • Provide tips to help you negotiate once you have an interested buyer
  • Impress potential buyers with written proof of your house's quality inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Decrease the chances of unknown issues that cause negotiations to break down
  • Do away with waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal can be underwritten.

Improvements to add value

There are so many important questions to ask yourself before listing your house There are many important questions to ask yourself before listing your home -- and Crest Appraisal Services can help with that. You should ask yourself questions like "Would it be better to paint the outside of the house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that new bathroom?", "Should I finish my kitchen remodel?" Everything we do to our houses have an effect on their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal affect. Remodeling your kitchen may improve your home's appeal, but be sure to figure out the expenses involved before diving in. It may not justify the time and costs involved.

We'll help you make some of these important decisions. Appraisers have no vested interest in your final selling price, like an agent do. Our fees are based on efforts to complete the report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. An appraisal fee from Crest Appraisal Services is based on our efforts to complete the report, and are not a percentage of your home's sale price. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale price — our fees are based on efforts to complete the report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services. When it comes to investing in your home and deciding on a fair sale price, we'll help homeowners like you make the wisest decisions.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.