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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Teresa Peterson & Associates.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand their local real estate market.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market. A home is only going to sell for the price another person is going to pay.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of Ohio 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, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is an objective opinion, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard to take an objective look at 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 realistic asking 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
  • Make you aware of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unknown problems that cause sales to flop
People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is a great deal more than they thought. So investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have originally gotten. Others have an an exaggerated opinion when they put a value on their home, and by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price for their home - allowing them to quickly sell it - instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Asking too much for a home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting your valuable time and draining your resources while getting nothing done.

Pre-listing appraisals in Bath

You might have a highly experienced agent, but it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value before signing a listing contract. Teresa Peterson & Associates can 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 features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need assistance gathering local property and sales data, we can help solve your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

This is a little bit of what to expect when you place an order for an appraisal from Teresa Peterson & Associates...

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers. Just tell us your situation, and we will give you suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround on appraisals: Usually in a week's time 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.
  • Consulting and appraisal report presentations that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a lot of assignments, and we know that when it's real estate appraising, there isn't a typical or standard "cookie cutter" report. We offer quite a few different types of reports and are experts at providing appraisals to consumers without so much of the industry jargon and in an easy to read format with the general public in mind.
  • Prompt response to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are clearly written, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries concerning your appraisal once you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!