Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Geist & Associates.
Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an 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 practically impossible for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.
This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market.
Contact us for any questions regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.
For Sale By Owner?
More and more OR homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a qualified appraiser. It can be very difficult to get 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 asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
Folks are sometimes surprised to discover the value of their home is higher than they first thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to receive several thousand more than they originally thought. Others have an an inflated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than waiting on the market for months. Selling too high 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 have with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Geist & Associates comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a definitive summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.
Serving OR with the finest real estate consulting services
Don't need a full appraisal but are looking for information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can help solve your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for consumers with your real estate needs.
Here's what you can expect when you order an appraisal through us....