Putting a house on the market in or near Snohomish County? Contact Kent & Associates Appraisal and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is a must. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand local real estate values.

This isn't a discussion of how much you've spent buying and improving your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

More and more WA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it's very difficult to take an objective look at 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 will getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very beneficial bargaining tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Alert you of issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Help lower the possibility of hidden problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised when they find out the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they thought they would get. Others have an an exaggerated opinion of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

We also help agents price homes in Snohomish County

You may have a highly skilled agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Kent & Associates Appraisal comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have an accurate description of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Consulting services for Mill Creek Sellers: Put a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but still need some information about the real estate market in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We can be a resource for your real estate quandaries with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

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

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a prompt response: We will give you personalized information for your individual appraisal need. Just let us know your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Fast turnaround time: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We provide quite a few different of report types, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to clients sans the so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!