Getting an appraisal from Wheeler & Associates before putting your Austin home on the market saves you time and money.If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional 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 hard for them to understand local real estate values.
You're probably, as a homeowner, focused on the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Instead, an appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value. Technically, something is only going to sell for the price another person is offering to pay.
Selling on your own?More and more Texas homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get an objective opinion, it can be very hard 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 sensible selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:
We also help agents price homes in Travis CountyEven if you're working with a very skillful agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Wheeler & Associates help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate writeup of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the most recent and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".
Someone to ask for for local real estate knowledgeIf you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like some help collecting local property and sales data, we have services tailored for the needs of consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.
When you order an appraisal report through us, expect the following....