Have confidence in your listing price with an appraisal from Vanguard Valuations.Are you working with a real estate agent to sell your house? Quite often they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that includes selected houses for sale in your local area. It's a customary starting point when deciding your home's listing price. This is a really important (and very common) step if your main objectives are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.
However, it's definitely in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value prior to signing a Listing Agreement, even if you're working with an experienced real estate agent.
An expert appraisal from Vanguard Valuations can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will appeal to potential buyers, and we'll also:
Improvements to add valueIn addition to "how much?", there may be equally important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home. Should we paint the entire house before we sell it... Does the fence need replacing... Should I complete my closet remodel... Virtually any project can influence value in some way. Unfortunately, not all of them have an impact commensurate with their cost. Remodeling your kitchen might improve your home's appeal, but be sure to figure out the costs involved before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.
We can step in and help make these decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to finalize the report, and not a percentage of the sales price. So a professional appraisal from Vanguard Valuations will help you make the wisest decisions when it comes to investments to add value and setting a smart price at which to sell.