Valuation Services for Sellers
If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it's worth every penny in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to understand real estate market forces.
Selling on your own?
An increasing amount of Michigan homeowners are making the decision 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 to get the most you can, you need a qualified appraiser. You need an objective opinion, it's very difficult to take an objective look at 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.
People are surprised to discover their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to get thousands more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion of their home's value, and by getting an appraisal it gave them the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price for their home - allowing them to quickly sell it - instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home causes buyers to back off, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.
Pre-listing appraisals in Northeast Michigan
Even if you're working with a very skillful agent, it's in your best interest to have an analysis of your home's value before finalizing a listing contract. And that's where Herzog Appraisal comes in! An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown for the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.
A resource for local real estate knowledge
If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want some help gathering local property and sales data, we have services designed for the needs of customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.
This is a little bit of what you can expect when you place an order for an appraisal from us...
Prompt response to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries concerning your appraisal after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!