Getting an appraisal from Apex Appraisal Associates before putting your Lancaster County home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for people selling without an agent

Quite a few PA homeowners are making the decision 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. You need 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 tell 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:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Alert you of problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Prevent the odds of unknown problems that cause sales to fall through

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that 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 several thousand more than they thought they would get. Others have an an inflated impression when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of sitting on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Lancaster County

Even if you're working with an extremely talented agent, it's in your best interest to have an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Apex Appraisals can help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate summarizing of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Consulting services for Lancaster County Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but would like some information about the real estate market in your area? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We offer services designed especially for customers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

When you order an appraisal report from , expect the following....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients Just explain your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Quick turnarounds on appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a large amount of assignments, and we understand that when it comes real estate consulting and appraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We provide quite a few different of types of reports, and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to consumers without a lot of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick reply to follow-up questions: Documents we deliver are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, once you've read through the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!