Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Monroe Owen Appraisal, Inc. will ensure you get it right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses your home's market value.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of IN 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, with minimal waiting and for top dollar, what you need is a skilled appraiser. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, 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 realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful bargaining tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help lower the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to fall through

It can be surprising to people to discover their home's value is much more than they thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated impression of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in Monroe County

Even if you have with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Monroe Owen Appraisal, Inc. help. We can furnish 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 latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Serving Monroe County with the highest quality real estate consulting services

Don't need a full appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need some help gathering local sales and property data. We can help solve your real estate quandaries with services especially designed for customers with your real estate needs.

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

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with personalized information for your particular appraisal need. Just let us know your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Swift turnarounds for 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.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a lot of different of report types, and are experienced at providing appraisals to clients sans the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Prompt reply to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any questions regarding your appraisal, after you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!