Have confidence in your listing price with an appraisal from Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price. If you're working with An agent to list your home, then they'll give you a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that displays competing sales in your local area. It's a customary starting point when determining your home's listing price. This is a crucial (and very logical) step if your goals are to maximize profit and minimize your time on the market.

In our opinion, though, you might also wish to consider a pre-listing appraisal from a professional who's sole occupation is to analyze real estate - BEFORE putting your home on the market - even if you're working with an experienced agent.

And that's where Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961 can help you! We can do a pre-listing appraisal so you and your agent have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comp sales and an accurate description of your home's features.

In today's adapting market, hiring a licensed appraiser is the top way to get an exact listing price for your home. Contact us today.

A qualified appraisal from Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961 can help you decide on a realistic selling price so your house will appeal to potential buyers, and we'll also:
  • Be a an extremely valuable negotiating tool once you have found a an interested buyer
  • Provide written proof of your house's quality inside and out to blow away buyers
  • Make yourself aware of problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Cut down the chances of unexpected obstacles that can cause sales to fold
  • Cut out waiting for the buyer's appraisal to have confidence the deal will close
So many people are blown away when they find out that the market value of their house is a lot more than they'd planned, so investing in a professional appraisal actually allowed these people to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. An appraisal helps those who have an inflated opinion of their home's estimated value to decide on a realistic price for their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced property won't attract serious potential buyers, which means you squander time and money and are left with no prospects for buying your home. And you're stuck paying the mortgage while your home sits on the market.

Improvements to add value

There are many important questions to ask yourself prior to listing your home -- and Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961 can help with that. Should we paint the outside of the house before we sell it... Do I need to finish my closet remodel... Practically any project can affect value in some way. But each thing affects value differently. While a kitchen remodel may improve your home's appeal, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify your expenses.

We'll help you make some of these decisions. Unlike an agent, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. An appraisal fee from Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961 is based on our efforts to complete your report, and are not a percentage of your home's sale price. A professional appraisal from Port City Appraisal Company (910) 796-0961 helps homeowners like you make the wisest decisions on investments to add value and settling on a profit-maximizing sales price.