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Getting an appraisal from Anderson & Associates before putting your Vancouver home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Instead, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

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

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

An increasing amount of WA 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, with minimal waiting and for the best price, what you need is a skilled appraiser. You need 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 tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a sensible selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very beneficial negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Lower the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to flop

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to receive thousands more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated opinion of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of waiting on the market for months. Selling too high 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 professional value opinion before listing

Even if you have with the most experienced agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. Anderson & Associates can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown of the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Anderson & Associates also provide general consulting

Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need some help collecting local property and sales data. We have services tailored especially for clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

After you order an appraisal report through us, you can expect....

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our clients We'll be thrilled to offer suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally 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 formats that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a large amount of assignments, and we've learned that when it comes real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "boiler place" assignment. We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and are experts at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Prompt reply to follow-up questions: Our reports 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. Should you have any confusion dealing your appraisal, once you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!