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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to fully grasp their local real estate market.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, 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 WA homeowners are making the decision 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, you need a skilled appraiser. You need objective opinions, and we understand that it's difficult to take an objective look at 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 realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to fall through

People are surprised to discover their home's value is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they expected they would get. Others have an an exaggerated impression 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, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in King County

Even if you have with the most experienced agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Crest Appraisal Services help. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a comprehensive description for the unique features of your property and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

We also offer general consulting

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but still need some information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need some help analyzing local property and sales data. We can provide assistance for your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for customers with your real estate needs.

This is a little bit of what to expect when you order an appraisal through us....

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with information tailored for your particular appraisal need. We'll be more then happy to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnarounds for appraisals: Typically one week or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've worked on lots of assignments, and we've learned that practice of real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We provide quite a few different of types of reports, and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Fast reply to follow-up questions: Documents we deliver are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!