Have confidence in your listing price with an appraisal from KEY INSIGHT.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.

Many people are surprised when they find out that the market value of their home is a lot more than they'd planned, so investing in an appraisal from KEY INSIGHT actually allowed these people to get several thousand dollars over what they thought they'd get for their home. There are also plenty of sellers who think their home is worth much more than it really is, and an appraisal helped them to realistically price their home in order for it to sell. An overpriced house won't attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing and that you have wasted valuable time, money, and efforts. Every month your home stays on the market is another month you have to pay its mortgage. And in the meantime, you're stuck paying the mortgage while your property is still sitting on the market.

Hiring a licensed appraiser is the #1 way to get a proper listing price for your home in today's changing market.

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If you're working with an agent to sell your house, then they'll provide you with a comparative market analysis (or CMA) that displays competing sales houses in your area. It's a customary starting point in determining your home's listing price. For anyone looking to get most profit out of their house, which includes not having it for sale too long, this is a standard process.

In our opinion, however, you should also get a pre-listing appraisal from someone who's sole occupation is to analyze real estate - PRIOR to putting your home on the market - even if you're working with an experienced real estate agent.

That's where KEY INSIGHT comes in! We'll perform a pre-listing appraisal so you and your real estate agent have a detailed analysis of the most recent and similar comp sales and an accurate description of your house's features.

In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell so your home will draw in potential buyers. A professional appraisal from KEY INSIGHT can:

  • Be a valuable negotiating tool once you have found an interested buyer
  • Provide written proof of your house's shape inside and out to blow away potential buyers
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate last-minute repair hassles
  • Cut down the chances of unexpected quandaries that can cause sales to break down
  • Eliminate the wait for the buyer's appraisal to have assurance the sale will go through.

Improvements that add value to your home

KEY INSIGHT can help you answer the many important questions to ask yourself before listing your property. You should ask yourself questions like "Would it be better to paint the whole house before we sell it?", "Should I put in that new bathroom?", "Do I need to complete my kitchen remodel?" Everything we do to our houses have an effect on their value. But everything will affect it in a different way. Remodeling your kitchen may improve the appeal of a home, but be sure to figure out the expenses involved before diving in. It may not justify the time and costs involved.

We'll help you make some of these important decisions. KEY INSIGHT appraisers have no vested interest in the amount your house sells for, unlike a real estate agent. Our fees are based on efforts to finalize your report, and not a percentage of your home's sale price. An appraisal fee from KEY INSIGHT is based on our efforts to complete your report, and are not a percentage of the sales price. Our fees are not a percentage of your home's sale price — our fees are based on efforts to complete the report. When it comes to investing in your house and deciding on a fair price to sell at, a professional appraisal from KEY INSIGHT will help homeowners like you make the best decisions.

Avoid having your home on the market too long or selling yourself short by getting an appraisal to demonstrate the right listing price.