Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Deer Creek Appraisals
A lot of sellers are shocked when they find out that the market value of their home is much more than they had planned, so investing in a professional appraisal actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. An appraisal helps those who have an inflated opinion of their home's estimated value to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced property won't attract serious 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 the mortgage. All the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home is still sitting on the market.
Hiring a licensed appraiser is the top way to get a true listing price for your home in today's ever-changing market.Contact us
If you're working with an agent to list your property, more than likely, they'll give you a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that includes a list of sales houses in your area. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. If you're going to maximize your profit and minimize the house's time on the market, this is a really important step.
Even if you've been working with the most experienced real estate agent, it's definitely in your best interest to also have a third-party's objective opinion before you sign the Listing Agreement.
And that's where Deer Creek Appraisals comes in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your house's features.
A qualified appraisal from Deer Creek Appraisals can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will draw in potential buyers, and we'll also:
Improvements that add value to your home
There are so many important questions to ask yourself before listing your home There are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and Deer Creek Appraisals can help with that. Questions like "Should we paint the entire house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that new bathroom?", "Do I need to complete my kitchen remodel?" You may not realize it, but everything we do to our houses can affect their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. Remodeling your kitchen may improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out expenses before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.
Deer Creek Appraisals can help you with these important decisions. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, unlike an agent. Your fee to us is based on efforts to complete the report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from Deer Creek Appraisals is based on our efforts to finalize your report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price — your fee to us is based on efforts to complete the report. When it comes to investing in your house and setting a fair sales price, a professional appraisal from us helps you make the decisions.