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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.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

While important, an appraisal is not about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of MO homeowners are choosing 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 for top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult to be objective about 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.

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

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of issues and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an inflated assessment when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than waiting 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 might have a very talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Let The August Group Inc. help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a definitive description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the newest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Sometimes it's useful to have a general resource for local real estate knowledge

Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require assistance collecting local property and sales data. We have services designed for the needs of consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

This is a little bit of what to expect when you order an appraisal through us....

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a fast response: We will provide you with personalized information for your individual appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround time: Usually one week 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 that suit YOUR needs: We've worked on quite a few of assignments, and we've learned that when providing real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer many different of types of reports, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to consumers without so much of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: Our reports are written in plain English, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!