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Getting an appraisal from The August Group Inc. before putting your St Louis home on the market saves you time and money.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's hard for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for information regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?

More and more MO 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 to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard 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.

In addition to helping you set a sensible asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Make you aware of problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Help prevent the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out the value of their home 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 inflated assessment when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts 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 Saint Louis County

You may have a highly talented agent but it's in your best interest to have of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where The August Group Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a detailed 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 recent comparable properties in the area.

Someone to ask for for local real estate knowledge

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but would like some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like assistance collecting local property and sales data. We offer services designed for the needs of consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

If your curious what you'll be getting from when ordering an appraisal just take a look....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and provide suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've done lots of assignments, and we know that whether it's real estateconsulting and appraising there isn't a typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We provide quite a few different of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients sans the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from The August Group Inc.: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, after you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!