Putting a house on the market in or near Wake County? Contact Watson Appraisal Services, Inc and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money 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 the nuances of their local real estate market.

This isn't a discussion of the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures how much your home will bring on the open market.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of NC 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 for top dollar, you need a expert appraiser. The best thing to have is 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.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help decrease the possibility of unknown problems that cause sales to fall through

People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they expected they would get. Alternatively, some people have an inflated impression of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Pre-listing appraisals in Raleigh

Even if you're working with the most experienced agent, it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. Watson Appraisal Services, Inc can help. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a complete description of the unique features of your property and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

Watson Appraisal Services, Inc also are available for general consulting

Have you decided against a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help collecting local property and sales data. We offer services designed especially for clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

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

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We tailor information to the needs of our clients We'll be more then happy to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Swift turnaround time: Normally one week or less from the date the request is received, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've preformed quite a few of assignments, and we know that whether it's real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "cookie cutter" assignment. We offer many different of types of reports, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to consumers minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast reply to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion dealing your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!