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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from McCormick Real Estate Services of Tennessee.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of an appraisal as purely an expense; it pays 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 fully grasp real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market. Once you break it all down, at the end of the day, your house is only worth what another person is going to give you.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

Quite a few Tennessee 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, quickly and for the best price, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get an objective opinion, it's very difficult to be objective about your 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 can getting a professional appraisal help you set a sound asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:
  • Give you an advantage while negotiating when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Alert you of issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might delay a closing
  • Help prevent the odds of hidden problems that cause sales to deteriorate
Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated opinion of their home's value, and by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly - rather than sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home causes buyers to back off, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in Tipton County

Even if you're working with an extremely talented agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. And that's where McCormick Real Estate Services of Tennessee comes in. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise description of your home's characteristics and a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

McCormick Real Estate Services of Tennessee provides general consulting

You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require some help analyzing local sales and property data. We offer services tailored especially for consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

When you order an appraisal report through McCormick Real Estate Services of Tennessee, you can expect....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will give you information tailored for your individual appraisal need. Just explain your situation, and we will provide suggestions.
  • Swift turnaround time: Normally in a week's time or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report ready to download.
  • Consulting and appraisal report presentations to suit YOUR needs: We've preformed many of assignments, and we've learned that when it comes to real estate appraising, there is no typical or standard "cookie cutter" report. We provide a variety of types of reports and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to consumers sans the industry jargon so that you don't have to be real estate attorney to read it.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt response from McCormick Real Estate Services of Tennessee: When we write reports, we make sure they are written in plain English, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal after you've read through the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!