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Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Michael Church, Cert Res RD8306 with 25 years experience ensure you get it right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; 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 hard for them to understand their local real estate market.

This isn't a discussion of 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 details regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Going to sell your home yourself?

Quite a few Florida homeowners are choosing 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, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a qualified appraiser. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very difficult to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful bargaining tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated assessment of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

You might have a highly experienced agent but it's in your best interest to get an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Michael Church Appraisals can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. You and agent will get a detailed breakdown of the unique features of your property which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

We also provide general consulting

Don't need a full appraisal but are looking for information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance gathering local sales and property data. We have services tailored especially for consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

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

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with personalized information for your individual appraisal need. We'll be delighted to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Fast 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 to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide many different of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers sans the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Prompt reply to follow-up questions: Reports we write are written in plain English, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions about your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!