Getting an appraisal from MaryAnn Ostolaza Appraisal Services, Inc. before putting your Collier County home on the market saves you time and money.Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it's worth every penny in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.
It's tempting to want to base your home's value on how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market. Once you break it all down, at the end of the day, your house is only going to sell for the price another person is going to give you.
Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?An increasing amount of Florida homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. You need an objective opinion, and we understand that it's hard to take an objective look at 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.
Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
We also help agents price homes in Collier CountyEven if you have a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to have an unbiased second opinion of your home's value before finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where MaryAnn Ostolaza Appraisal Services, Inc. comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a definitive description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.
We also offer general consultingIf you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require assistance collecting local property and sales data, we have services designed for the needs of customers like you to help with your real estate decisions.
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