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Have confidence in your listing price with an appraisal from Dowd Associates Appraisal Services.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. If you're working with a real estate agent to sell your house, then you can expect them to provide you with a comparative market analysis (CMA) that displays selected homes for sale in your town. It's a good starting point in deciding your home's listing price. This is a really important step if your interests are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.

Even if you've hired the most experienced agent, it's definitely in your best interest to also have an "objective" third-party's opinion of value before you sign the Listing Agreement.

That's where we come in! We can perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comp sales and an accurate description of your home's features.

Using a licensed appraiser is the perfect way to get a precise listing price for your home in today's adapting market. Contact us today.

An expert appraisal from Dowd Associates Appraisal Services can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will interest potential buyers, and we'll also:
  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool once you find a an interested buyer
  • Blow away buyers with written proof of your home's state inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles and make yourself aware of problems
  • Cut down the chances of unknown dilemmas that can cause sales to crumble
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the sale will go through
A lot of sellers are shocked when they find out that the market value of their house is more than they estimated, so investing in a professional appraisal from us actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. Others have an inflated opinion of their home's value and an appraisal helped them to realistically price their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced home won't attract potential buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Each month that your home is still sitting on the market is another month you have to pay the mortgage.

Home improvements that add value

Dowd Associates Appraisal Services can help you answer the many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your house. Should we paint the entire house before we sell it... Do I need to complete my closet remodel... Virtually any project will influence value in some way. But, not all of them have an effect commensurate with their cost. Remodeling your kitchen may improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out the costs involved before diving in. It might not justify the time and costs involved.

Dowd Associates Appraisal Services can help you with these important decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to complete your report, and not a percentage of the sales price. So a professional appraisal from Dowd Associates Appraisal Services helps homeowners make the sharpest decisions on investments to add value and setting a profit-maximizing price at which to sell.