Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Farmer Appraisals.If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and 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 understand local real estate values.
It's tempting to want to base your home's value on the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures your home's market value. A home is only going to sell for what another person is going to give you.
For Sale By Owner?Quite a few Texas 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, quickly and for the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is an objective opinion, it can be very difficult to take an objective look at your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.
Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
Get a comprehensive appraisal before listingYou might have a very skilled agent, but it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value before signing a listing contract. Farmer Appraisals can help. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a detailed breakdown of the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.
A resource for for local real estate knowledgeNot sure if you need a formal appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? We have services designed especially for consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.
This is a little bit of what to expect when you order an appraisal from us...