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Getting an appraisal from Island House Appraisals Inc before putting your Hobe Sound home on the market saves you time and money.

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 pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

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

Going to sell your home yourself?

An increasing amount of FL 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, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, you need a qualified appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard 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.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while negotiating once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Make you aware of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help lower the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to flop

People are surprised to discover the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated impression when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Hobe Sound

Even if you have with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to have of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Island House Appraisals Inc help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise description of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the newest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Consulting services for Martin County Sellers: Have a local expert at your disposal

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but are looking for information about the real estate market in your area? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can help solve your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

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

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will give you information tailored for your individual appraisal need. We'll be more then happy to provide suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Swift turnarounds on appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer a variety of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients minus the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any questions dealing your appraisal, once you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!