Getting an appraisal from Gregory James Company, Inc. before putting your Polk County home on the market saves you time and money.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to understand local real estate values.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for any questions regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of GA homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, it can be very difficult 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 sensible selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help prevent the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate

It can be surprising to people when they find out their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they expected they would get. Others have an an exaggerated assessment of their home's value, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you have with a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to have of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Gregory James Company, Inc. help. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown for your property and its features which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for GA Sellers: Have a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help collecting local sales and property data. We can help solve your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

This is a little bit of what to expect when you place an order for an appraisal through us....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our clients Just let us know your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround time: Typically one week or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've worked on a large amount of assignments, and we've learned that in the art of real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "generic" assignment. We provide a variety of types of reports, and are familiar at providing appraisals to consumers without a lot of industry jargon so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Quick reply to follow-up questions: Reports we create are clearly written, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!