Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Illinois Expert Appraisal will ensure you get it right.If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand local real estate values.
You, as a homeowner, might be thinking about how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market. Something is only worth what another person is offering to pay.
Selling on your own?An increasing amount of Illinois homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for top dollar, you need a professional appraisal. You need an objective opinion, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard to be objective about your 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 sound asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
Pre-listing appraisals in Cook CountyEven if you have a very skillful agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value before signing a listing contract. And that's where Illinois Expert Appraisal comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.
Consulting services for Cook County Sellers: Put a local expert at your disposalYou might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want some help gathering local property and sales data. We can be a resource for your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for consumers with your real estate needs.
When you order an appraisal report from Illinois Expert Appraisal, you can expect....