Pre-Listing & FSBO Valuations

Whether you’re a homeowner selling your property (FSBO) or a realtor trying to establish a fair market list price, it’s often difficult to have an unbiased opinion of your home’s value. It is very common for homeowners and realtors to rely on appraisers for assistance when establishing a fair market value for their home.

That’s where ‘Appraisals of Southwest Florida’ comes in. We have a long history of working with homeowners trying to sell their own home, as well as realtors needing additional support for their listings (or to prove to their clients the true market value of a property).

At ‘Appraisals of Southwest Florida’ we can provide you with a professional 3rd party appraisal, which is far more accurate than a realtor based Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). A pre-listing appraisal ensures both you and your agent have an accurate description of your home’s features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales. 

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

  • Provides an effective tool for negotiating with potential buyers and their agents.
  • Helps instill confidence in potential buyers since you have written the proof of your home’s market value.
  • Highlights upfront any obvious repair problems which helps eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might delay closing.
  • Decreases the chances of sales falling through due to unforeseen problems.

Keep in mind that overpriced homes attract far fewer buyers, which means fewer and possibly no offers, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts while an underpriced home can result in a lower sales price and you leaving substantial money on the table.

Getting a pre-listing appraisal will help you and/or your realtor determine a true list price for your property as well as maximize your chances of selling quickly for top dollar. In addition, we can help you determine what, if any, improvements would be the most cost-effective in adding additional value to your home.

A full appraisal may or may not be needed depending on what it is you’re looking for. Often times a more limited valuation or market analysis report is entirely appropriate, whereas other times a full interior and exterior valuation may be necessary.

‘Give us a call today with any questions you might have and also check out our ‘Praise’ page and see what others are saying about Kathy Homan and the ‘Appraisals of Southwest Florida.’

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