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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Anderson & Associates.

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 the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to fully grasp real estate market forces.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on the true market value of your home.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

Quite a few WA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, with minimal waiting and for top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, it's very difficult to take an objective look at 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 will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

It can be surprising to people when they find out their home's value is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated assessment when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of sitting on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Pre-listing appraisals in Vancouver

Even if you're working with a very skillful agent, it's definitely a good idea to get of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Anderson & Associates help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's characteristics and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

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

Not sure if you need an entire 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'd still like some help collecting local property and sales data. We can help solve 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 place an order for an appraisal from us....

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a immediate response: We will give you personalized information for your particular appraisal need. Just let us know your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds for appraisals: Typically 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 arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've done lots of assignments, and we've learned that whether it's real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer many different of report types, and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are clearly written, easy to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion dealing your appraisal, after you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!