Need a pre-listing appraisal? Contact Allatoona Appraisal

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

Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their house is much more than they thought, so investing in an appraisal from Allatoona Appraisal actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. There are also plenty of home sellers who think their home is worth a lot more than it really is, 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 serious buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Every month your house sits on the market is another month you have to pay the mortgage. All the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home sits on the market.

In today's ever-changing market, using a licensed appraiser is the #1 way to get a proper listing price for your home.

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Working with a real estate agent to list your house? Then you can expect them to give you a comparative market analysis (CMA) that displays similar homes for sale in your local 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 your house's time on the market.

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

That's where we come in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent have an accurate description of your house's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or "comps".

In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell so your house will bring in buyers. A professional appraisal from Allatoona Appraisal can:

  • Be an extremely valuable negotiating tool once you find a prospective buyer
  • Provide written proof of your house's quality inside and out to blow away buyers
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make you aware of problems
  • Decrease the chances of unexpected predicaments that cause the process to fizzle
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal will close.

Improvements that add value to your home

There are so many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your house There are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and Allatoona Appraisal can help with that. You should ask yourself questions like "Should we paint the outside of the house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that third bathroom?", "Do I need to complete my closet remodel?" Many things which we do to our houses have an effect on their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. Remodeling your kitchen may improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out your expenses before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.

Allatoona Appraisal will step in and help you make these important decisions. Allatoona Appraisal appraisers have no vested interest in what amount your house sells for, unlike an agent. Our fees are based on efforts to finalize the report, and not a percentage of the sales price. An appraisal fee from Allatoona Appraisal is based on our efforts to finalize the report, and are not a percentage of your home's sale price. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price — our appraisal fees are based on efforts to complete the report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from Allatoona Appraisal. When it comes to investing in your house and deciding on a fair sales price, we'll help you make the sharpest decisions.

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