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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from The August Group Inc..

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like a professional appraiser does, it's hard for them to understand the nuances of local real estate values.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Instead, the appraisal measures your home's market value.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of MO homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, and we understand that it's hard to take an objective look at 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.

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

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Make you aware of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help lower the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to backslide

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that their home's value is much more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to receive several thousand more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated opinion of the value of their home, and an appraisal gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where The August Group Inc. comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a definitive writeup of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the newest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

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

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We can provide assistance for your real estate dilemmas with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.

When you order an appraisal report through us, you can expect....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We will give you information tailored for your individual appraisal need. We'll be delighted to offer suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Quick turnarounds on appraisals: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats that suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer quite a few different of report types, and are familiar at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Prompt to follow-up questions: Documents we deliver are clearly written, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions regarding your appraisal, after you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!