Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Joseph Mier & Associates will ensure you get it right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is absolutely necessary. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

Quite a few LA homeowners are deciding 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, with minimal waiting and for top dollar, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it can be very hard to take an objective look at 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.

In addition to helping you set a astute asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help decrease the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to deteriorate

It can be surprising to people when they find out the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally expected. Others have an an inflated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

We also help agents price homes in Tangipahoa County

Even if you're working with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Joseph Mier & Associates comes in. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in this scenario. You and agent will get a comprehensive description of the unique features of your property and give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of recent comparable properties in the area.

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you still want assistance gathering local sales and property data. We offer services tailored especially for consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

If your wondering what you can expect from when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our clients Just tell us your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Swift turnarounds for appraisals: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've done a large amount of assignments, and we know that whether it's real estateappraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "generic" report. We offer quite a few different of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Quick to follow-up questions: When we create reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, once you've read through the report, just give us a call or email us!