Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Arizona Desert Appraisal

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. Are you working with an agent to list your home? Then they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or a CMA) that includes competing homes for sale in your local area. It's a customary starting point in deciding your home's listing price. If you're going to minimize the home's time on the market and maximize your profit, this is a crucial step.

In our opinion, though, you should also get an appraisal from a professional who's sole occupation is to analyze real estate - PRIOR to putting your home on the market - even if you're working with an experienced real estate agent.

And that's where Arizona Desert Appraisal comes in! We can do a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comp sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

Hiring a licensed appraiser is the number one way to get a skillful listing price for your home in today's changing market. Contact us today.

We're also experienced in assisting you with setting a realistic price to sell so your house will attract buyers, a professional appraisal from Arizona Desert Appraisal can:
  • Help provide expert advice when negotiating once you have a an interested buyer
  • Wow potential buyers with written proof of your home's quality inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Cut down the chances of unexpected headaches that can cause your sale to deteriorate
  • Do away with waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the deal will close
A lot of sellers are shocked when they find out that the market value of their house is much more than they had planned, so investing in a professional appraisal actually allowed these people to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. An appraisal helps those who have an over-inflated opinion of their home's price value to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced property will not attract serious potential buyers, which means you squander time and (not to mention) money and still have no prospects for buying your home. Every month your house stays on the market is another month you have to pay the mortgage.

Home improvements that add value

There are so many important questions to ask yourself before listing your property. Would it be better to paint the outside of the house before we sell it... Should I complete my closet remodel... Virtually any project can influence value in some way. But not everything will have the same bang for the buck. While a kitchen remodel may improve your home's appeal, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify the expenses.

We'll step in and help make these important decisions. Appraisers have no vested interest in your final selling price, like a real estate agent on commission will. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to finalize the report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. When it comes to investing in your home and setting a fair sales price, a professional appraisal from Arizona Desert Appraisal helps you make the wisest decisions.