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Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services will ensure you get it 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'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 difficult for them to get a handle on their local real estate market.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

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

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

An increasing amount of MA 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, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is 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 inform you of what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a astute selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very helpful negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Alert you of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Prevent the possibility of unknown problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised when they find out their home's value is higher than they originally thought. So investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated assessment of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

Even if you have with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to have of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services can help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have an accurate description of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Don't need an entire appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help gathering local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate dilemmas with services especially designed for customers with your real estate needs.

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

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just tell us your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround time: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats to suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a lot of assignments, and we know that in the art of real estateconsulting and appraising there isn't a typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and are experts at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services: When we deliver a report to our clients, 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. Should you have any confusion regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!