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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 planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is a must. 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 practically impossible for them to get a handle on local real estate values.

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, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for families selling without an agent

More and more MO homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and for top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, and we understand that it's difficult 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.

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

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Prevent the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to fall through

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is much more than they thought. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of their home's value, and an appraisal gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly 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 St Louis

You may have a highly talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing 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 or as they're commonly called, "comps".

The August Group Inc. also offer general consulting

Not sure if you need an entire appraisal but are looking for information about how real estate is doing in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require some help analyzing local property and sales data. We can be a resource for your real estate decisions with services especially tailored for consumers with your real estate needs.

Here's what you can expect when you place an order for an appraisal through us....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We personalize information to the needs of our customers We'll be thrilled to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally 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.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've done a large amount of assignments, and we know that practice of real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "generic" assignment. We provide a variety of types of reports, and are skilled 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.
  • Fast response to follow-up questions: Reports we write are written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion dealing your appraisal, after you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!