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Be an informed seller. Get an appraisal from Barnes Appraisal Company.

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 pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses how much your home will bring on the open market.

Contact us for information regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Selling on your own?

Quite a few OK 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, quickly and to get the most you can, what you need is a qualified appraiser. You need objective opinions, it can be 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.

Not only will getting a professional appraisal help you set a sensible selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable bargaining tool once you have a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the possibility of hidden problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover their home's value is higher than they first thought. So spending a little on an appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they originally thought. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it gave then the assistance they needed in order to set a more reasonable price their home in order for it to sell quickly instead of gathering dust on the market for months. Selling too high rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, 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 an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Barnes Appraisal Company comes in. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in a scenario like this. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description of your property and its features and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Serving Lawton with the very best real estate consulting services

Have you decided against an entire appraisal but are looking for information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? You might feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you still want some help gathering local property and sales data. We can provide assistance for your real estate dilemmas with services especially tailored for clients with your real estate needs.

When you order an appraisal report from , expect the following....

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We tailor information to the needs of our customers Just tell us your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Swift turnarounds for appraisals: Normally one week or less from the date the request is received, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats that suit YOUR needs: We've worked on quite a few of assignments, and we understand that in the business of real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "cookie cutter" report. We provide a variety of types of reports, and have know how 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.
  • Prompt reply to follow-up questions: Our reports are written in plain English, simple to understand, and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions regarding your appraisal, after you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!