Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Appraisal West.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to get a handle on local real estate values.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, the appraisal measures your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

Quite a few CA homeowners are making the decision 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 for the best price, you need a qualified appraiser. You need objective opinions, it can be very hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a astute asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help prevent the odds of hidden problems that cause sales to deteriorate

People are surprised to discover their home's value is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally expected. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated assessment when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Pre-listing appraisals in Los Angeles

Even if you're working with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Appraisal West can help. An appraisal can be indispensable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a detailed description of your property and its features which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for CA Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against an entire 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 require assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We offer services designed for the needs of customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

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

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just let us know your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround time: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, 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 lot of assignments, and we know that when providing real estateconsulting and appraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer a lot of different of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from Appraisal West: When we create reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!