Getting an appraisal from Valiant Appraisal Services before putting your home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is a must. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp local real estate values.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

Quite a few PA homeowners are making the decision 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 to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it's very difficult to be objective about your 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.

In addition to helping you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Lower the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to fall through

It can be surprising to people when they find out the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So investing in an appraisal allowed them to receive several thousand more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated impression when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

You might have an extremely talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to have of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Valiant Appraisal Services help. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive description of your property and its features which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for PA & NJ Sellers: Put a local expert at your disposal

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but would like some information about how real estate is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you still want assistance gathering local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

Here's what you can expect when you order an appraisal through ....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will give you personalized information for your individual appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally one week or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of report types, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Prompt response to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!