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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Roadrunner Appraisals, Inc..

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 the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to understand local real estate values.

It's tempting to want to base your home's value on how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. You see, the appraisal measures your home's market value. Technically, something is only going to sell for the price another person is willing to pay.

Contact us for information regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

Quite a few New York 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 qualified appraiser. The best thing to have is an objective opinion, and we understand that it's difficult to take an objective look at your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will tell you 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:
  • Give you an advantage while bargaining while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help prevent the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke
It can be surprising to people when they find out their home's value is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have originally gotten. Others have an an overestimated opinion when they put a value on their home, and by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home - allowing them to quickly sell it - instead of sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in New York County

You may have an extremely skillful agent, but it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Roadrunner Appraisals, Inc. comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise summarizing of your home's characteristics and a detailed analysis of the the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Roadrunner Appraisals, Inc. is available for general consulting

Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need some help collecting local sales and property data. We have services designed especially for clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

Here's what you can expect when you place an order for an appraisal from us...

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients. Just explain your situation, and we will make suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround on appraisals: Typically in a week's time or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report ready to download.
  • Consulting and appraisal report presentations that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed quite a few of assignments, and we understand that when providing real estate appraising, there is no typical or standard "boiler place" assignment. We provide many different report types and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to consumers minus the industry jargon so that you don't have to be real estate attorney to understand it.
  • Quick reply 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 moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion about your appraisal after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!