Putting a house on the market in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk or Virginia Beach, VA? Contact RL Carmichael & Assoc, Inc. and make sure you're setting the price right.If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is a step in the right direction. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's hard for them to fully grasp local real estate values.
We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market. Technically, something is only going to sell for what another person is willing to give you.
Going to sell your home yourself?An increasing amount of Virginia homeowners are choosing 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, with minimal waiting and for the best price, you need a qualified appraiser. You need objective opinions, it's very hard to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will inform you of what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.
Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
Get a comprehensive appraisal before listingYou may have an extremely experienced agent, but it's in your best interest to get an analysis of your home's value before finalizing a listing contract. And that's where RL Carmichael & Assoc, Inc. comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".
Sometimes it's useful to have a general resource for local real estate knowledgeIf you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like assistance analyzing local sales and property data, we have services designed especially for customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.
Here's what to expect when you place an order for an appraisal from us...
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