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Pre-Listing Appraisal Services from Property Services - Otter Tail Appraisals 

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. Working with a real estate agent to sell your home? Then you can expect them to give you a comparative market analysis (or a CMA) that includes competing houses for sale in your town. It's a customary starting point in deciding your home's listing price. This step is vital if you're going to maximize your profit and minimize your house's time on the market.

But even if you have hired an accomplished real estate agent, it's in your best interest to have a third-party's objective opinion of value before you sign the Listing Agreement.

That's where Property Services - Otter Tail Appraisals comes in! We'll perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent both have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales and an accurate description of your home's features.

In today's ever-changing market, hiring a licensed appraiser is the #1 way to get a sharp listing price for your home. Contact us today.

We're also experienced in assisting you with setting a realistic selling price so your home will interest potential buyers, an efficient appraisal from Property Services -Otter Tail Appraisals can:
  • Be a an extremely valuable negotiating tool once you find a an interested buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your house's quality inside and out
  • Eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Decrease the chances of unexpected obstacles that cause negotiations to fold
  • Do away with waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal will close
Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their house is more than they estimated, so investing in an appraisal from Property Services - Otter Tail Appraisals actually allowed them to receive several thousand more dollars than they thought they would when their home was sold. There are also plenty of home sellers who think their home is worth much more than it really is, and an appraisal helped them to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced property won't attract interested buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Every month your home stays on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage.

Upgrades that improve your home's value

There are so many important questions to ask yourself before listing your home. Should we paint the entire house before we sell it... Should I put in that third bathroom... Do I need to finish my kitchen remodel... Nearly any project will affect value in some way. But, not all of them have an impact commensurate with their cost. A kitchen remodel might improve the appeal of a home, but it might not justify the expenses involved.

We'll help you make some of these decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our fees are not a percentage of the sales price -- our fees are based on efforts to complete your report. When it comes to investing in your home and settling on a fair sale price, A professional appraisal from us helps homeowners like you make the sharpest decisions.