Getting an appraisal from Branam's, Inc. Real Estate before putting your Holton home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's hard for them to get a handle on 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 provides a professional opinion on your home's market value. Something is only worth what another person is offering to give you.

Contact us for any questions regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

An increasing amount of Kansas homeowners are making the decision 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, you need a qualified appraiser. The best thing to have is an objective opinion, it's very 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.

In addition to helping you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Alert you of issues and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Prevent the possibility of unrevealed problems that cause sales to deteriorate
People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is quite a bit more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they expected they would get. Alternatively, some people have an inflated impression of the value of their home, and by getting an appraisal it gave them the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price for their home in order for it to sell quickly - instead of sitting on the market for months. Asking too much for a home causes buyers to back off, which means no offers and no closing, wasting your valuable time and draining your resources while your home sits on the market.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

You might have an extremely talented agent, but it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing contract. Let Branam's, Inc. Real Estate help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate description of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Consulting services for Jackson County Sellers: Have a local expert at your disposal

You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help gathering local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate decisions with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

If you're curious what you'll be getting from Branam's, Inc. Real Estate when ordering an appraisal just take a look....

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We personalize information to the needs of our clients. Just tell us your situation, and we will provide suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround time: Usually one week or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a PDF ready for you to download from our site or in your e-mail.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've done quite a few of assignments, and we know that in the practice of real estate appraising, it's naive to think there's a typical or standard "boiler place" report. We provide a variety of types of reports and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be real estate attorney to understand it.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions about your appraisal after you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!