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

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. 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 an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of local real estate values.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for information regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Going to sell your home yourself?

More and more GA homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a expert appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard to take an objective look at 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 sensible asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very helpful negotiating tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help prevent the possibility of unknown problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is higher than they originally thought. So investing in an appraisal allowed them to get thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts 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 a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to get an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive description for your property and its features and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

We also are available for general consulting

Have you decided against a full appraisal but would like some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can help solve your real estate decisions with services especially tailored for consumers with your real estate needs.

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

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a immediate response: We will give you information tailored for your individual appraisal need. Just let us know your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Quick turnarounds on appraisals: Typically one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've done many of assignments, and we've learned that when it comes real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "boiler place" assignment. We offer quite a few different of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions about your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!