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Getting an appraisal from Carolina Quality Appraisals before putting your Burke County home on the market saves you time and money.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

It's tempting to want to base your home's value on the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market. Something is only worth the price another person is offering to give you.

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

Going to sell your home yourself?

More and more North Carolina homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get an objective opinion, it's very hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
  • Be a very beneficial negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Make you aware of issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help lower the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to deteriorate
It can be surprising to people when they find out that the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they expected they would get. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated assessment when they put a value on their home, and by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price for their home - allowing them to quickly sell it - instead of sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting your valuable time and draining your resources while your house waits for a buyer.

We also help agents price homes in Burke County

You might have an extremely skilled agent, but it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing contract. Carolina Quality Appraisals can help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the the newest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

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

Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help gathering local sales and property data. We have services tailored for the needs of consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

This is a little bit of what you can expect when you order an appraisal through us...

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our clients. Just explain your situation, and we will offer you suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround for appraisals: Typically one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF ready for you to download from our site or in your e-mail.
  • Appraisal and consulting report presentations to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, one size does NOT fit all. We provide a lot of different types of reports and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum and in an easy to read format with the general public in mind.
  • Prompt reply to follow-up questions: Our reports are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries about your appraisal after you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!