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Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from The August Group Inc. will ensure you get it right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; 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 difficult for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home.

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

Going to sell your home yourself?

An increasing amount of MO 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, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard to take an objective look at 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 realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while negotiating once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Alert you of issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of unknown problems that cause sales to fall through

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is higher than they originally thought. So by taking the first step and investing in an appraisal allowed them to receive thousands more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated impression of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it 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. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Saint Louis County

You may have an extremely talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. The August Group Inc. can help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate summarizing of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

We also offer general consulting

Don't need a full appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help analyzing local property and sales data. We have services designed especially for clients 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 through us....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a prompt response: We tailor information to the needs of our clients Just explain your situation and provide suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround time: Typically in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, you'll 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 minus 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.: Our reports are written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!