Getting an appraisal from Choice Appraisals, Inc. before putting your Ventura County 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 a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you 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 fully grasp local real estate values.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for information regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.

Selling on your own?

Quite a few CA homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and for the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult hard 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 will getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very beneficial bargaining tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Decrease the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to flop

People are surprised to discover the value of their home is higher than they originally thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally thought. Others have an an inflated assessment of their home's value, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of waiting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Newbury Park

You might have a highly experienced agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Choice Appraisals, Inc. comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise description of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Don't need a full appraisal but are looking for information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want assistance collecting local property and sales data. We offer services tailored especially for customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

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

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will give you personalized information for your individual appraisal need. Just explain your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds for appraisals: Typically in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've done a lot of assignments, and we've learned that when providing real estateconsulting and appraising there is no typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to consumers without so much of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick response to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, simple to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!