Need an appraisal in Cedartown or Polk County?

The top 7 reasons why GA homeowners call on Gregory James Company, Inc.:

  1. To get a pre-listing appraisal (whether you're using an agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. To lower their mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. Reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. Verify another appraiser's report
  6. If real estate property needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To determine the true market value of property in question to settle an estate in Polk County or the state of GA

Need help deciding the price of your house in or near Cedartown, GA?
Contact Gregory James Company, Inc..

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

For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your own home because you most likely have an emotional attachment to it. The professional appraisers at Gregory James Company, Inc. will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. A professional appraisal is a very important negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract many interested buyers. It gives you something concrete to show your buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's value -- not just how much you think your home is worth. Interested buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be far more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value report than yours.

PMI Removal Appraisals

A popular way to cut expenses for homeowners is getting the PMI eliminated from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan is 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. Gregory James Company, Inc. is qualified in helping folks just like you remove undesirable PMI insurance.

Challenge Tax Assessment

If you live in an area that is going down or is not appreciating as much as other properties close by, your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued. This means you're paying higher taxes than you should be paying. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the sooner you take care of a matter like this, the better. When challenging your property tax assessment, getting an expert appraisal from Gregory James Company, Inc. is your perfect weapon.

Was your HELOC recently frozen?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender may choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your home is close to a declining area. This can this be inopportune from a cash flow viewpoint, and harmful to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. An efficient appraisal from Gregory James Company, Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Do You Need Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services?

Would you like a second opinion without the added cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? Or do you desire an expert to double-check your appraisal for preciseness? An appraiser from Gregory James Company, Inc. can go out and check the subject and comps in question 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.

Need a retrospective review of an appraisal? We can help with that too. Even though this is typically requested by banks, you may want to exercise this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your house.