Putting a house on the market in or near Williamson County? Contact The Cary Group and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to understand the nuances of their local real estate market.

This isn't a discussion of the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you need to get for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for information regarding the specific services we offer for home sellers.

Selling on your own?

An increasing amount of TN homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, with minimal waiting and for top dollar, you need a expert appraiser. You need objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult difficult to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to 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 beneficial negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unknown problems that cause sales to deteriorate

People are surprised to discover their home's value is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and investing in a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they originally expected. Others have an an inflated assessment when they put a value on their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

Even if you have with the most experienced agent, it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let The Cary Group help. We can provide you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a definitive writeup of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the most recent and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

Consulting services for Williamson County Sellers: Have a local expert at your disposal

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but would like some information about how real estate is doing in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like some help analyzing local sales and property data. We have services designed especially for consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

Here's what to expect when you order an appraisal from ....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. Just tell us your situation and offer you suggestions.
  • Swift 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.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've preformed lots of assignments, and we understand that when providing real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We provide quite a few different of types of reports, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast response 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 confusion about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we encourage you to email or call us!