Getting an appraisal from Crescent Appraisal Group, Inc. before putting your Metairie home on the market saves you time and money.

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 a homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want for it. Instead, the appraisal measures the true market value of your home.

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

For Sale By Owner?

An increasing amount of LA homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance 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 qualified appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, it's very hard to take an objective look at 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 to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining once you have a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Lower the possibility of unknown problems that cause sales to flop

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out that the value of their home is higher than they first thought. So by taking the first step and investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they could have gotten originally. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of waiting 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

Pre-listing appraisals in Jefferson County

You may have an extremely experienced agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Crescent Appraisal Group, Inc. comes in. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a comprehensive breakdown for your property and its features and 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 sure if you need a full appraisal but still need some information about how real estate is doing in your area? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you need assistance analyzing local sales and property data. We can provide assistance for your real estate quandaries with services especially designed for clients with your real estate needs.

When you order an appraisal report through , you can expect....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. Just explain your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Swift turnarounds for appraisals: Normally one week 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 formats to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer quite a few different of report types, and have an abundance of experience at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a quick follow-up from Crescent Appraisal Group, Inc.: Reports we write are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions about your appraisal, once you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!