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Need a pre-listing appraisal? Contact Hickmon Realty, Inc.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. If you're working with An agent to sell your property, more than likely, they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or a CMA) that displays a list of sales houses in your area. It's a good starting point in deciding your home's listing price. This is a really important step if your interests are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.

In our opinion, though, you should also get a pre-listing appraisal from a professional who tracks real estate values for living - PRIOR to putting your home on the market - even if you're working with an experienced real estate agent.

That's where we come in! We'll do a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

Using a licensed appraiser is the number one way to get a factual listing price for your home in today's fluctuating market. Contact us today.

In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell so your house will entice buyers, a qualified appraisal from Hickmon Realty, Inc. can:
  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool once you find a a prospective buyer
  • Blow away potential buyers with written proof of your house's shape inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make yourself aware of problems
  • Cut down the chances of unknown predicaments that can cause sales to deteriorate
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the sale will go through
Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is more than they estimated, so investing in an appraisal from Hickmon Realty, Inc. actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. 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. Overpriced homes will not attract potential buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Each month that your home is still sitting on the market is another month you have to pay the mortgage.

Upgrades that improve your home's value

Hickmon Realty, Inc. can help you answer the many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your house. Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it... Does the tile need replacing... Should I finish my kitchen remodel... Almost 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 the appeal of a home, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify your expenses.

We'll help you make some of these important decisions. Unlike a real estate agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to complete your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. So please consider ordering an appraisal from Hickmon Realty, Inc.. When it comes to investing in your house and settling on a fair sale price, we'll help homeowners make the most financially sound decisions.