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Getting an appraisal from Barnes Appraisal Company before putting your Lawton home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, an appraisal is a must. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's difficult for them to understand real estate market forces.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you have invested in your home, or how much you want to sell it for. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

Contact us for information regarding our specialized services for home sellers.

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

An increasing amount of OK 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 for top dollar, you need a qualified appraiser. The best thing to have is objective opinions, and we understand that it's hard 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 astute asking price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very beneficial bargaining tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the condition of your home inside and out
  • Make you aware of problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might stall a closing
  • Decrease the odds of hidden problems that cause sales to deteriorate

People are surprised to discover the value of their home is a great deal more than they thought. So spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an overestimated impression of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it instead of gathering dust on the market for months. An overpriced home will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Lawton

You might have an extremely talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to have an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Barnes Appraisal Company help. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have an accurate summarizing of your home's features and a detailed analysis of the latest and similar comparable sales or as they're commonly called, "comps".

Serving Lawton with the greatest real estate consulting services

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but are looking for information about the health of your area's real estate? Maybe you feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you require assistance collecting local property and sales data. We offer services designed especially for clients like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

If your wondering what you'll be getting from when you order an appraisal just take a look....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We personalize information to the needs of our customers Just explain your situation and we will make suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally one week or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report formats to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer a variety of report types, and are skilled at providing appraisals to clients without so much of industry jargon so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from Barnes Appraisal Company: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any confusion regarding your appraisal, once you've read the report, just give us a call or email us!