Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from A.C. Read Appraisal ServiceWorking with an agent to sell your property? Then they'll give you a comparative market analysis (or a CMA) that includes comparable sales houses in your area. It's a good starting point when deciding your home's listing price. This step is crucial if you're going to maximize your profit and minimize your house's time on the market.
In our opinion, however, you might also wish to consider an appraisal from a professional who's sole occupation is to analyze real estate - PRIOR to putting your home on the market - even if you're working with an experienced agent.
In addition to assisting you with setting a realistic price to sell so your house will draw in potential buyers, a professional appraisal from A.C. Read Appraisal Service can:
Improvements that add value to your homeThere are so many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your property. Should we paint the whole house before we sell it... Is now the time to add a deck... Should I finish my closet remodel... Practically any project has the potential to affect value in some way. But each thing affects marketability differently. A kitchen remodel might improve the appeal of a home, but it might not justify the expenses involved.
A.C. Read Appraisal Service will step in and help you make these important decisions. Appraisers don't have any vested interest in your final selling price, like a real estate agent on commission will. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price -- our fees are based on efforts to finalize the report. So please consider ordering an appraisal from A.C. Read Appraisal Service. When it comes to investing in your house and setting a fair sales price, we'll help homeowners like you make the smartest decisions.