Selling your home in or near Clackamas County? Contact Willamette Valley Appraisal Professionals and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to get a handle on local real estate values.

While important, an appraisal is not about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on the true market value of your home.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of OR 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, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, it's very difficult to take an objective look at 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 sensible selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Alert you of problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of hidden problems that cause sales to fall through

People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is quite a bit more than they thought. So investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated impression of their home's value, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

Even if you're working with a very skillful agent, it's in your best interest to have of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Willamette Valley Appraisal Professionals can help. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a complete breakdown for the unique features of your property which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

Someone to ask for for local real estate knowledge

Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you still want some help gathering local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate concerns with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.

If your wondering what you can expect from when ordering an appraisal just take a look....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a fast response: We personalize information to the needs of our customers Just tell us your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround time: Typically one week or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've worked on a lot of assignments, and we understand that whether it's real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We offer a variety of types of reports, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to clients minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt follow-up from Willamette Valley Appraisal Professionals: Reports we create are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!