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Selling your home in or near Cook County? Contact Accredited Appraisals and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're planning on selling your home soon, a professional appraisal is absolutely necessary. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it's worth the money in the long run! Unless the homeowner spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of their local real estate market.

We are not talking about how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Rather, an appraisal assesses the true market value of your home.

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

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

More and more IL homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, quickly and for the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. You need objective opinions, it can be very difficult to be objective about your 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 selling price so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very valuable negotiating tool while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help lower the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to flop

It can be surprising to people when they find out that their home's value is higher than they first thought. So investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they expected they would get. Others have an an overestimated impression when they put a value on their home, 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 rarely attracts buyers, which means no offers and no closing, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

We also help agents price homes in Cook County

You might have a very skilled agent but it's in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to signing a listing agreement. Let Accredited Appraisals help. An appraisal can be invaluable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a detailed breakdown for your property and its features and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a record of recent comparable properties in the area.

We also are available for general consulting

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but still need some information about how the real estate market is doing in your area? If you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you require assistance gathering local sales and property data. We offer services tailored especially for customers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

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

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a immediate response: We will provide you with information tailored for your individual appraisal need. Just explain your situation and give you suggestions.
  • Quick turnaround time: 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.
  • Consulting and Appraisal report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When it comes to appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer a variety of report types, and have a lot of experience at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be qualified loan officer to read it.
  • Fast reply to follow-up questions: Reports we write are clearly written, simple to understand, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. If you have any questions about your appraisal, after you've read the report, we suggest that you email or call us!