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Getting an appraisal from Appraisal House, Inc. before putting your Okaloosa County home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

Quite a few FL 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, with minimal waiting and for the best price, you need a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult 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 will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Alert you of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that the value of their home is higher than they originally thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they expected they would get. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you're working with the most experienced agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Appraisal House, Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description for the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

We also offer general consulting

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but still need some information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We can help solve your real estate dilemmas with services especially designed for clients with your real estate needs.

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

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with information tailored for your individual appraisal need. Just let us know your situation and provide suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround time: Typically in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a large amount of assignments, and we've learned that in the art of real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "generic" assignment. We provide a variety of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients without a lot of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast reply to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, after you've read through the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!