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

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for details regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.

Selling on your own?

An increasing amount of MA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a qualified appraiser. You need objective opinions, and we understand that it's difficult to be objective about your 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.

In addition to helping you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help lower the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to deteriorate

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that their home's value is quite a bit more than they thought. So by taking the first step and investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an overestimated impression 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 rather than sitting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in County

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description for the unique features of your property which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Serving MA with the greatest real estate consulting services

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but would like some information about the real estate market in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help collecting local sales and property data. We offer services tailored especially for consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

This is a little bit of what you can expect when you order an appraisal through us....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We personalize information to the needs of our customers Just explain your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround time: Typically 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.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of types of reports, and have know how 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 meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!