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Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser

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

A lot of sellers are shocked when they find out that the market value of their home is much more than they thought, so investing in an appraisal from Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser actually allowed them to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. Others have an inflated opinion of their home's amount of value and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. Overpriced homes don't attract potential buyers, which means you have wasted time on money and are left with no offers. Each month that your home is still on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. And all the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house sits on the market.

With today's ever-changing market conditions, you should definitely considering hiring a licensed appraiser to get an expert listing price for your home.

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Working with an agent to list your house? Then they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (CMA) that displays comparable sales in your area. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. This step is really important if you're going to maximize your profit and minimize the home's time on the market.

However, it's definitely in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion prior to signing a Listing Agreement, even if you've been working with the most experienced real estate agent.

And that's where Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser comes in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your home's features.

In addition to assisting you with setting a realistic selling price so your home will appeal to buyers. A knowledgeable appraisal from Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser can:

  • Provide tips to help you negotiate once you find a potential buyer
  • Blow away buyers with written proof of your house's shape inside and out
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour
  • Decrease the chances of unexpected quandaries that cause negotiations to fold
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the deal will close.

Improvements to add value

In addition to "how much?", there may be more important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your property. You should ask yourself questions like "Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that third bathroom?", "Should I finish my kitchen remodel?" Many things that we do to our houses can affect their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. While a kitchen remodel may improve the appeal of a home, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify your expenses.

We'll help you make some of these decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Your fee to us is based on efforts to finalize the report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. An appraisal fee from Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser is based on our efforts to complete the report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale price — your fee to us is based on efforts to complete your report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from Bob Hayes Real Estate Appraiser. When it comes to investing in your house and setting a fair price to sell at, we'll help you make the smartest decisions.

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