Getting an appraisal from Gregory James Company, Inc. before putting your Cedartown 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's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to understand their local real estate market.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on the true market value of your home.

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

Going to sell your home yourself?

An increasing amount of GA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a skilled appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a astute selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Make you aware of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Help decrease the chances of unidentified problems that cause sales to fall through

People are surprised when they find out that the value of their home is much more than they thought. So by taking the first step and investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they expected they would get. Others have an an overestimated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than sitting on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Cedartown

Even if you have with a very skillful agent, it's in your best interest to get an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. Gregory James Company, Inc. can help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have an accurate description of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Serving Polk County with the finest real estate consulting services

Don't need a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like assistance gathering local property and sales data. We can help solve your real estate concerns with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

After you order an appraisal report from , expect the following....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We personalize information to the needs of our clients We'll be delighted to offer suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally one week or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide a variety of types of reports, and are experts at providing appraisals to consumers without so much of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a quick follow-up from Gregory James Company, Inc.: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions dealing your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!