Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Michael Smith Appraisals, Inc.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; 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 hard for them to understand the nuances of local real estate values.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Going to sell your home yourself?

More and more GA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and for top dollar, you need a qualified appraiser. You need objective opinions, it's very hard to take an objective look at 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 astute selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Make you aware of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Prevent the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to fall through

People are surprised when they find out that the value of their home is a great deal more than they thought. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an inflated assessment of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Rome

You may have a very talented agent but it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Michael Smith Appraisals, Inc can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. You and agent will get a detailed description of your property and its features and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

Serving Floyd County with unsurpassed real estate consulting services

Not sure if you need an entire appraisal but are looking for information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate quandaries with services especially designed for customers with your real estate needs.

When you order an appraisal report from , expect the following....

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just explain your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Swift turnarounds on appraisals: Typically in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer many different of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt follow-up from Michael Smith Appraisals, Inc: When we create reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries about your appraisal, once you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!