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Short Sale Appraisal Service

If you are going through the difficult process of preparing to sale your house in a Short Sale, we can help you with your negotiations with your lender, by providing a professional written valuation to support the current market value of the property. Even if you’re working with a real estate agent a California Certified Residential Appraiser will be better able to support the true market value with a written appraisal report.

It is in your best interest to have an "objective" third-party's opinion of value and that’s where we come in. We can provide you with an appraisal so you, your agent and the lender will have an accurate description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales. This is indispensable in helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers without delay. A professional appraisal can be a valuable negotiating tool for all parties involved once you have a potential buyer.

Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is different than they thought, so investing in a professional appraisal is worthwhile. Inflated or even too low of an opinion of the home's value can be an expensive mistake. An appraisal helps you realistically price a property in order for it to sell fast! An overpriced home will not attract buyers, which means no offers; no closing and you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts.

Unlike a real estate agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. Our appraisal fees are based on efforts to complete the report and not a percentage of the sales price. Therefore, a professional appraisal can often help sellers, buyers, agents and the lender make the best decisions in setting a fair sales price.