Putting a house on the market in or near Georgetown County? Contact Collins Appraisal Services and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is absolutely necessary. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand local real estate values.

This isn't a discussion of the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Instead, the appraisal measures your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for people selling without an agent

More and more SC homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for the best price, you need a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will inform you of what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable bargaining tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to fall through

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is higher than they originally 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. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated assessment when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

You might have an extremely experienced agent but it's definitely a good idea to have of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Collins Appraisal Services can help. An appraisal can be indispensable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a comprehensive description of your property and its features and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for SC Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but would like some information about how real estate is doing in your area? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We offer services designed for the needs of consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

Here's what you can expect when you order an appraisal from ....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients We'll be delighted to provide suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Swift turnarounds for appraisals: Typically one week or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've done quite a few of assignments, and we know that whether it's real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "cookie cutter" assignment. We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Prompt response to follow-up questions: Documents we deliver are clearly written, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!