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Attention homeowners: Real estate appraisal services for in Laverne and Harper County

See the top seven reasons why Oklahoma homeowners hire Hickmon Realty, Inc.:

  1. Find the right listing price (whether you're using a real estate agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge Harper County's assessment of your property value
  3. To reduce a mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. Reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. Review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. In the case of a divorce in the state of Oklahoma, where real estate property needs to be divided
  7. To determine the true market value of a property to settle an estate in Oklahoma
Own a house in or near Laverne, Oklahoma and need help determining the price of it? Contact Hickmon Realty, Inc..

At Hickmon Realty, Inc., we understand the unique needs of a consumer looking for appraisal services. While our typical clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra customer service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.

Pre-listing Services/For Sale by Owner (FSBO)

It's very hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. The professional appraisers at Hickmon Realty, Inc. will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. A professional appraisal is very important as a negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your house will attract buyers. It's something concrete to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your property's value, and not just you saying how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to a seasoned appraiser's value judgement than yours.

Challenge Tax Assessment

Your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued if you live in an area that is declining. That means you are most likely paying more taxes than you should. The sooner you take care of things like this, the better off you'll be, since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period. An appraisal from Hickmon Realty, Inc. is your number one weapon when challenging your property tax assessment.

Need to cancel PMI?

A fashionable way to cut costs for homeowners is to get the PMI eliminated from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Once your mortgage loan is down below 80% of the value of your house, in most cases you can apply to the lender to have the PMI removed from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. Hickmon Realty, Inc. is qualified in helping clients just like you abolish undesirable PMI insurance.

Recently got a freeze to your HELOC?

Your lender just may choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is close to a declining area -- even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be harmful to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also disadvantageous from a cash flow point of view. Hickmon Realty, Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Do You Need Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services?

Would you wish a second opinion without the added cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? Or do you desire a seasoned expert to double-check your appraisal for accuracy? An appraiser from Hickmon Realty, Inc. can go out and check the subject and comparables in a field review. If you need it in a rush, we'll provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can, using online data sources as well as our own files.

Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal report? We can assist you. Even though most appraisal reviews are requested by lenders for quality control, homeowners suspecting a prior appraisal wasn't above board are prudent to get a second opinion.