Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from will ensure you get it right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider 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 spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp local real estate values.

While important, an appraisal is not about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

Contact us for any questions regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

More and more homeowners are choosing 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 top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult 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 astute asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to flop

People are surprised when they find out that the value of their home is much more than they thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they originally expected. Others have an an overestimated opinion when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than gathering dust 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.

We also help agents price homes in Cook County

You might have a very experienced agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where comes in. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description for your property and its features and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Sometimes it's useful to have a general resource for local real estate knowledge

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require some help collecting local sales and property data. We can provide assistance for your real estate dilemmas with services especially designed for clients with your real estate needs.

This is a little bit of what to expect when you order an appraisal from ....

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a prompt response: We will provide you with information tailored for your individual appraisal need. Just explain your situation and provide suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround time: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've done many of assignments, and we understand that in the art of real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We provide many different of types of reports, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to clients minus the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from : Documents we deliver are clearly written, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!