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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from The August Group Inc..

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is a must. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of their local real estate market.

This isn't a discussion of how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses your home's market value.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for people selling without an agent

More and more MO homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it can be very difficult 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.

Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help decrease the possibility of hidden problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover the value of their home is quite a bit more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they originally expected. Others have an an exaggerated assessment of their home's value, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in Saint Louis County

You might have a highly skilled agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. The August Group Inc. can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. You and agent will get a detailed description for the unique features of your property 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 MO Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Don't need a full appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We have services designed for the needs of clients like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

After you order an appraisal report from us, expect the following....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will provide you with personalized information for your individual appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and we will make 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.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide quite a few different of report types, and have know how 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.
  • Prompt response to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs 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!