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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.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on the true market value of your home.

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

For Sale By Owner?

Quite a few MA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help 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. The best thing to have is 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 sensible asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Lower the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover the value of their home 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. Others have an an overestimated opinion of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly 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 professional value opinion before listing

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to have an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services can help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the most recent and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Serving MA with the very best real estate consulting services

Don't need a full appraisal but are looking for information about how real estate is doing in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require assistance collecting local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate quandaries with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.

When you order an appraisal report from , you can expect....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a fast response: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just tell us your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Quick turnarounds on appraisals: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report formats to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and have a lot of experience 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 prompt follow-up from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!