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Putting a house on the market in or near Okaloosa County? Contact Appraisal House, Inc. and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is a must. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; 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 get a handle on their local real estate market.

While important, an appraisal is not 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 your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for families selling without an agent

More and more FL 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, with minimal waiting and for the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard to be objective about your 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 will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Make you aware of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Lower the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to fall through

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that their home's value is higher than they first thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to receive several thousand more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion of their home's value, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust 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 Destin

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Appraisal House, Inc. help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Consulting services for Destin Sellers: Put a local expert at your disposal

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We have services tailored especially for consumers like you to help 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 response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our clients Just tell us your situation and provide suggestions.
  • Quick turnarounds for appraisals: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've done a large amount of assignments, and we've learned that whether it's real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We provide a lot of different of report types, and are experienced at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Prompt to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions dealing your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!