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Getting an appraisal from Shamrock Appraisals, Inc. before putting your Tuscaloosa home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp their local real estate market.

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. Instead, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market.

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

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

An increasing amount of AL homeowners are choosing 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 for the best price, you need a professional appraisal. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very difficult 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 can getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Prevent the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised when they find out their home's value is higher than they first thought. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an overestimated assessment 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 waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

We also help agents price homes in Tuscaloosa County

You might have an extremely skillful agent but it's in your best interest to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Shamrock Appraisals, Inc. help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a definitive description of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the newest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

We also are available for general consulting

Have you decided against a full appraisal but would like some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like assistance gathering local property and sales data. We have services tailored especially for clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

If your curious what to expect from when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with personalized information for your particular appraisal need. We'll be more then happy to offer suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Swift turnaround time: Usually 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 to suit YOUR needs: We've done quite a few of assignments, and we understand that in the art of real estateappraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "generic" assignment. We provide quite a few different of report types, and are skilled at providing appraisals to consumers 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 written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries regarding your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!