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Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Frederick & Company will ensure you get it right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money 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 get a handle on local real estate values.

This isn't a discussion of how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on 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 PA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for the best price, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get 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 explain to 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 useful negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Lower the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to flop

People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an exaggerated impression when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than waiting on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Pittsburgh

Even if you're working with the most experienced agent, it's in your best interest to have an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Frederick & Company can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a complete description of your property and its features which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

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

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but are looking for information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want assistance gathering local sales and property data. We can help solve your real estate concerns with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.

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

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just let us know your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Quick turnarounds for appraisals: Usually in a weeks time 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 to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide quite a few different of types of reports, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to consumers minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt follow-up from Frederick & Company: Reports we create are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!