Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Independent Valuation Services will ensure you get it right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

Quite a few MN homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a expert appraiser. You need objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard to take an objective look at 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.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Help decrease the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to backslide

It can be surprising to people when they find out their home's value is much 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 could have gotten originally. Others have an an exaggerated impression when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's definitely a good idea to get of value prior to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Independent Valuation Services comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description for the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Serving Prior Lake with the very best real estate consulting services

Not sure if you need an entire appraisal but still need 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 analyzing local sales and property data. We can help solve your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

Here's what you can expect when you order an appraisal from ....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We tailor information to the needs of our customers We'll be thrilled to provide suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of types of reports, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a quick follow-up from Independent Valuation Services: Documents we deliver are written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!