Putting a house on the market in or near Duval County? Contact Personal Service Realty's Residential Valuation Group and make sure you're setting the price right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in an 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 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, the appraisal measures your home's market value.

Contact us for any questions regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Selling yourself instead of using a real estate agent and need help with pricing?

An increasing amount of FL homeowners are deciding 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 professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, it's 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.

Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very helpful negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Make you aware of issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Decrease the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to deteriorate

It can be surprising to people when they find out their home's value is higher than they first thought. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal allowed them to get thousands more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an inflated impression of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it 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 will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

Pre-listing appraisals in Jacksonville

You might have a highly skillful agent but it's in your best interest to have of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Personal Service Realty's Residential Valuation Group comes in. An appraisal can be invaluable in this scenario. You and agent will get a detailed breakdown of your property and its features which will give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Sometimes it's useful to have a general resource for local real estate knowledge

Not sure if you need a full appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We can provide assistance for your real estate quandaries with services especially designed for clients with your real estate needs.

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

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will provide you with personalized information for your particular appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds for appraisals: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, 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 offer a variety of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients minus the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick reply to follow-up questions: Our reports are clearly written, understandable, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, after you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!