Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Colorado Appraisal Services

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. If you're working with An agent to list your house, more than likely, they'll give you a comparative market analysis (or a CMA) that displays comparable sales in your local area. It's a good starting point when deciding your home's listing price. If you're going to minimize your house's time on the market and maximize your profit, this is a really important step.

However, it's also advantageous to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before you sign the Listing Agreement, even if you've been working with an experienced agent.

And that's where Colorado Appraisal Services can help you! We can do a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent have an accurate description of your house's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or "comps".

With today's evolving market conditions, you should definitely hire a licensed appraiser to get an accurate listing price for your home. Contact us today.

A qualified appraisal from Colorado Appraisal Services can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will charm buyers, and we'll also:
  • Help provide expert advice when negotiating once you find a a prospective buyer
  • Wow potential buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make yourself aware of problems
  • Cut down the chances of unexpected dilemmas that can cause sales to flop
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the sale will go through
So many people are blown away when they find out that the market value of their house is a lot more than they'd planned, so investing in a professional appraisal from us actually allowed them to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. There are also plenty of home sellers who think their home is worth a lot more than it really is, and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced property won't attract serious potential buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. And all the while you're stuck paying the mortgage while your house is sitting still on the market.

Home improvements that add value

In addition to "how much?", there may be equally important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your property. Should we paint the outside of the house before we sell it... Does the fence need replacing... Do I need to complete my kitchen remodel... Nearly any project can affect value in some way. But each thing affects value differently. A kitchen remodel may improve the appeal of a home, but it may not justify the expenses involved.

Colorado Appraisal Services can help you with these important decisions. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, unlike a real estate agent. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale price -- our fees are based on efforts to finalize your report. So a professional appraisal from Colorado Appraisal Services will help homeowners like you make the best-informed decisions when it comes to investments to add value and deciding on a smart price at which to sell.