Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Spencer Appraisal Services, Inc. will ensure you get it right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's difficult for them to get a handle on real estate market forces.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Instead, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on how much your home will bring on the open market.

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

For Sale By Owner?

More and more PA 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. You need objective opinions, it's very hard to be objective about your 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.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very helpful bargaining tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home's interior and exterior
  • Call attention to any problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the odds of unrevealed problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

People are surprised to discover their home's value is a great deal more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal allowed them to receive thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an exaggerated assessment of the value of their home, and an appraisal helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than waiting on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, which means no offers and no closing, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Get a professional value opinion before listing

Even if you have with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to have of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Spencer Appraisal Services, Inc. comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise description of your home's characteristics and a detailed breakdown of the latest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

A resource for for local real estate knowledge

Don't need an entire appraisal but are looking for information about how real estate is doing in your area? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require some help collecting local property and sales data. We can be a resource for your real estate concerns with services especially designed for consumers with your real estate needs.

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

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers We'll be more then happy to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Usually in a weeks time or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've done lots of assignments, and we know that practice of real estateconsulting and appraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" assignment. We offer a variety of types of reports, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients without so much of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt follow-up from Spencer Appraisal Services, Inc.: Documents we deliver are written in plain English, easy to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any inquiries about your appraisal, after you've read through the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!