Getting an appraisal from Summit Appraisal Group, Inc. before putting your Marion County home on the market saves you time and money.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. 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 difficult for them to understand real estate market forces.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, the appraisal measures your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for families selling without an agent

An increasing amount of OR 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, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult 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:

  • Be a very beneficial bargaining tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Lower the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that 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 receive several thousand more than they originally expected. Others have an an inflated impression of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Pre-listing appraisals in Marion County

You may have an extremely skillful agent but it's in your best interest to get of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Summit Appraisal Group, Inc. comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Consulting services for OR Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can provide assistance for your real estate quandaries with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

After you order an appraisal report through , expect the following....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers We'll be thrilled to give you suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of types of reports, and are skillful 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 response to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, once you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!