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Attention homeowners in Fortson and Muscogee County: Get an Appraisal today!

Here are the top seven reasons GA homeowners need Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc.:

  1. To get a pre-listing appraisal (whether you're using an agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge Muscogee county's assessment of your property
  3. To reduce their mortgage payments by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. Review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. If real estate property needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To settle an estate in GA by determining the true market value of real estate in question

Need help determining the price of your house in or near Fortson, GA?
Contact Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc..

At Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc., we understand the unique needs of a consumer seeking appraisal services. While our usual clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.

For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your home because of your emotional attachment to it. A professional appraiser is objective and will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. A professional appraisal is very important as a negotiating tool once you have a likely buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your home will attract interested buyers. It gives you something concrete to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your house's price, and not just you saying how much your house is worth. Potential buyers assume that you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value estimation than yours.

Need to cancel PMI?

PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. A popular money saver for homeowners is to get the PMI eliminated from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan is down below 80% of the value of your property. In most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI removed from your loan. At Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc., we're veterans in helping customers just like you rid themselves of unneeded and unwanted PMI insurance.

Challenge Muscogee county's assessment of your property

Lets say you live in a local area that is declining -- your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued. This means you're probably paying higher taxes than you should be paying. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the quicker you take care of things like this, the better. Getting an expert appraisal from Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. is your number one weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.

HELOC recently frozen?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender just might make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your home is in a declining area. Not only can this be unsuitable from a cash flow point of view, but it can be damaging to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Do You Need Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services?

Do you need a veteran appraiser to double-check your appraisal for preciseness, or do you want a second opinion without the expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? In a field review we'll go out and check the subject and comps. Or, if you're in a hurry, we can provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.

Need a retrospective review of an appraisal? We can help with that too. While typically requested by banks, you may need to utilize this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.