Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Karen Mann & Associates - Appraisal and Expert Witness Services.
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 in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to fully grasp their local real estate market.
This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.
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Selling on your own?
Quite a few CA homeowners are deciding 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, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it can be very 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.
Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
It can be surprising to people to discover their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So investing in an appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated assessment of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than sitting on the market for months. Selling too high 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
Pre-listing appraisals in Contra Costa County
Even if you're working with a very skillful agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Karen Mann & Associates - Appraisal and Expert Witness Services can help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.
Consulting services for CA Sellers: Put a local expert at your disposal
Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We offer services tailored for the needs of customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.
This is a little bit of what you can expect when you order an appraisal from ....