Listing at the right price is crucial and a professional appraisal from Mannion Appraisals will ensure you get it right.

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

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, an appraisal assesses your home's market value.

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

Appraisals are valuable tools for homeowners selling without an agent

Quite a few IL 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, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, we're human too, we understand its difficult 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.

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

  • Allow you to have the edge while negotiating while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Alert you of issues and eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might delay a closing
  • Decrease the chances of unrevealed problems that cause sales to backslide

People are surprised when they find out that their home's value is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than 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 Cook County

You may have a very skilled agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Mannion Appraisals comes in. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a comprehensive breakdown for the unique features of your property which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

Someone to ask for for local real estate knowledge

Not wanting to get a full appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? If you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you need some help analyzing local property and sales data. We can be a resource for your real estate concerns with services especially designed for customers with your real estate needs.

This is a little bit of what you can expect when you order an appraisal through us....

  • 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 individual appraisal need. Just explain your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Fast turnarounds on appraisals: Normally one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: We've worked on a large amount of assignments, and we understand that when it comes real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We provide a variety of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to clients sans the in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick to follow-up questions: When we write reports, we make sure they are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries dealing your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!