Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Scolastico Appraisals, LLC will ensure you get it right.
Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.
This isn't a discussion of the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.
Contact us for any questions regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.
Selling on your own?
An increasing amount of MA homeowners are deciding 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 skilled appraiser. You need objective opinions, it can be very hard to be objective about your 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 sensible asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:
Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out the value of their home is a great deal more than they thought. So investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated opinion of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than waiting on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.
Get a professional value opinion before listing
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 signing a listing agreement. Let Scolastico Appraisals, LLC help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the newest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".
Someone to ask for for local real estate knowledge
Have you decided against an entire appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need some help collecting local sales and property data. We can provide assistance for your real estate decisions with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.
This is a little bit of what you can expect when you place an order for an appraisal from ....