Selling your home in or near Marion County? Contact Home Guide Realty Services and make sure you're setting the price right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to understand the nuances of local real estate values.

You could be fixated on the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. You see, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home. Technically, something is only going to sell for the price another person is willing to give you.

Contact us for any questions regarding the specific services for home sellers we offer.

Going to sell your home yourself?

More and more Indiana 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, what you need is a skilled appraiser. It can be very difficult to get an objective opinion, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult to take an objective look at your 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 sound asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:
  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Alert you of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help lower the possibility of unidentified problems that cause sales to fall through
People are surprised when they find out that their home's value is higher than they originally thought. So taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have originally gotten. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of their home's value, and by getting an appraisal it gave them the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly - instead of waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting your valuable time and draining your resources while getting nothing done.

Pre-listing appraisals in Indianapolis

Even if you have a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an analysis of your home's value before signing a listing agreement. Home Guide Realty Services can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. You and your agent will get a comprehensive description for your property and its features which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Serving Marion County with the very best real estate consulting services

Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require some help analyzing local property and sales data. We have services tailored especially for customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

If you're wondering what you'll be getting from us when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients. Just explain your situation, and we will make suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround for appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF ready for you to download from our site or in your e-mail.
  • Consulting and appraisal report presentations that suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, one size does NOT fit all. We offer quite a few different types of reports and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum and in an easy to digest format with consumers in mind.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast response from Home Guide Realty Services: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal once you've read the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!