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Getting an appraisal from The August Group Inc. before putting your Saint Louis 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 pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to understand real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for any questions regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for people selling without an agent

Quite a few MO homeowners are making the decision 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 the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, it can be very hard 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.

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

  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that the value of their home is higher than they originally thought. So spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to receive several thousand more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated opinion when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in Saint Louis County

You may have an extremely skilled agent but it's in your best interest to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where The August Group Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a complete description for your property and its features and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Serving St Louis with the finest real estate consulting services

Don't need an entire appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require assistance gathering local sales and property data. We offer services designed for the needs of clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

If your curious what you'll be getting from when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our clients We'll be thrilled to give you suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds for appraisals: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, 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 a variety of report types, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to clients minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick reply to follow-up questions: Reports we create are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!