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Need a pre-listing appraisal? Contact REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. Are you working with a real estate agent to list your house? More than likely, they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that includes comparable sales houses in your area. It's a customary starting point in deciding your home's listing price. For anyone looking to get most profit out of their house, which includes not having it for sale too long, this is a standard move.

In our opinion, however, you should also get a pre-listing appraisal from a professional who's sole occupation is to analyze real estate - BEFORE listing your home - even if you're working with an experienced real estate agent.

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

With today's fluctuating market conditions, you should definitely hire a licensed appraiser to get a skillful listing price for your home. Contact us today.

In addition to assisting you with setting a realistic price to sell so your house will intrigue potential buyers, an expert appraisal from REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC can:
  • Provide expert tips to help you negotiate once you have found a a prospective buyer
  • Impress potential buyers with written proof of your house's shape inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make yourself aware of problems that might delay your closing
  • Reduce chances of unexpected disputes that can cause sales to crumble
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal will close
Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is a lot more than they expected, so investing in an appraisal from REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC actually allowed them to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. 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 do not attract potential buyers, which means you waste time and money and are left with no offers. And all the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home sits on the market.

Home improvements that add value

In addition to "how much?", there may be other important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your property. Would it be better to paint the entire house before we sell it... Should I complete my closet remodel... Virtually any project has the potential to affect value in some way. But, not all of them have an effect commensurate with their cost. While a kitchen remodel may improve your home's appeal, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify the expenses.

We can step in and help you make these important decisions. REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC appraisers have no vested interest in what amount your home sells for, unlike an agent. Your fee to us is based on efforts to complete the report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. So a professional appraisal from REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC will help homeowners make the best-informed decisions when it comes to investments to add value and setting a fair sales price.

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