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Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from The August Group Inc.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.

Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is a lot more than they expected, so investing in an appraisal from The August Group Inc. actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. Others have an inflated opinion of their home's price value and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced house will not attract serious buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Each month that your home is still on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. In the meantime, you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home is sitting still on the market.

With today's adapting market conditions, you should definitely considering hiring a licensed appraiser to get a skillful listing price for your home.

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Are you working with an agent to list your property? Then you can expect them to provide you with a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that displays selected sales houses in your town. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. This step is really important if you're going to maximize your profit and minimize your home's time on the market.

Even if you're working with an experienced agent , it's in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before you sign the Listing Agreement.

That's where The August Group Inc. comes in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your house will entice buyers. An efficient appraisal from The August Group Inc. can:

  • Be a valuable negotiating tool once you have a prospective buyer
  • Blow away potential buyers with written proof of your home's quality inside and out
  • Eliminate repair hassles at the eleventh hour and make you aware of problems that might delay your closing
  • Decrease the chances of unknown issues that cause negotiations to fold
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the deal will close.

Improvements that add value to your home

There are so many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your house There are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and The August Group Inc. can help with that. Ask yourself "Should we paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Would it help to put in that third bathroom?", "Should I finish my closet remodel?" Many things that we do to our houses have an effect on their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal affect. Remodeling your kitchen may improve your home's appeal, but be sure to figure out expenses before diving in. It may not justify the time and costs involved.

We'll help you make some of these important decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to finalize your report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. An appraisal fee from The August Group Inc. is based on our efforts to complete the report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale price — your fee to us is based on efforts to finalize the report. When it comes to investing in your home and deciding on a fair sales price, a professional appraisal from us helps homeowners make the wisest decisions.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.