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Getting an appraisal from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services before putting your Barnstable County home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of their local real estate market.

While important, an appraisal is not about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for details regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?

Quite a few MA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for the best price, you need a expert appraiser. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very beneficial bargaining tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Call attention to any problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to backslide

People are surprised to discover their home's value 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 thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than waiting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts 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 Barnstable County

You might have a very talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services can 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 analysis of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can be a resource for your real estate quandaries with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

Here's what you can expect when you order an appraisal through us....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a immediate response: We tailor information to the needs of our customers We'll be thrilled to provide suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Usually 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 that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed lots of assignments, and we've learned that in the art of real estateappraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We offer a variety of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: Our reports are clearly written, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!