Need a pre-listing appraisal? Contact D.C. Appraisal ServiceIf you're working with a real estate agent to list your home, more than likely, you can expect them to provide you with a comparative market analysis (CMA) that displays similar sales in your area. It's a customary starting point when determining your home's listing price. This step is vital if you're going to minimize your home's time on the market and maximize your profit.
Even if you've been working with the most expert agent, it's in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before signing the Listing Agreement.
D.C. Appraisal Service can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will charm buyers, and we can also:
Improvements that add value to your homeThere are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and D.C. Appraisal Service can help with that. Should we paint the entire house before we sell it... Would it help to put in that new bathroom... Do I need to finish my kitchen remodel... Practically any project has the potential to influence value in some way. But each thing impacts value differently. A kitchen remodel may improve the appeal of a home, but it may not justify the costs you'd pay.
We'll help you make some of these decisions. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, unlike a real estate agent. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price -- our fees are based on efforts to complete the report. When it comes to investing in your house and setting a fair sales price, A professional appraisal from us will help homeowners like you make the best decisions.