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Getting an appraisal from Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. before putting your Fortson home on the market saves you time and money.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Instead, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for details regarding the specific services for home sellers we offer.

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

An increasing amount of GA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But 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, and we understand that it's hard to be objective about 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.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a astute asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help lower the possibility of hidden problems that cause sales to backslide

People are surprised when they find out their home's value is higher than they first thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to get thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than waiting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

We also help agents price homes in Muscogee County

Even if you're working with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a definitive summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed analysis of the newest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. also provide general consulting

Not sure if you need an entire appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require assistance gathering local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

If your curious what you'll be getting from when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with information tailored for your particular appraisal need. We'll be delighted to provide suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Typically in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've done quite a few of assignments, and we've learned that when providing real estateappraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "boiler place" assignment. We provide a lot of different of types of reports, and are skillful at providing appraisals to clients sans the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: Reports we write are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, after you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!