Putting a house on the market in or near Riverside County? Contact Good Appraisal Services, Inc. and make sure you're setting the price right.

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

While important, an appraisal is not about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on the true market value of your home.

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

Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?

More and more CA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and for top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it's very hard to be objective about your 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.

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 inside and out
  • Make you aware of issues and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Lower the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to backslide

It can be surprising to people to discover their home's value is quite a bit more than they thought. So by taking the first step and 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, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

Even if you're working with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to have of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Good Appraisal Services, Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a complete breakdown of your property and its features which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Good Appraisal Services, Inc. also offer general consulting

Have you decided against a full appraisal but would like some information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help analyzing local property and sales data. We offer services designed for the needs of clients like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

After you order an appraisal report from us, you can expect....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will provide you with personalized information for your particular appraisal need. We'll be delighted to provide suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds for appraisals: Usually 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.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of types of reports, and are experts at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries about your appraisal, after you've read the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!