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

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

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

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

Going to sell your home yourself?

More and more 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 for the best price, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it can be very hard to be objective about your own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will explain to you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

Not only can getting a professional appraisal help you set a realistic asking price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Give you an advantage while bargaining while speaking with a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any problems and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Prevent the possibility of unidentified problems that cause sales to go up in smoke

Folks are sometimes surprised to discover their home's value is higher than they originally thought. So investing in a professional appraisal allowed them to get several thousand more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an inflated opinion of their home's value, 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. An overpriced home will not attract 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 highly talented agent but it's definitely a good idea to have of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. Let Andel Appraisals help. An appraisal can be extremely helpful in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a detailed description for your property and its features which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a record of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for IL Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Have you decided against 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 require assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We offer services designed for the needs of customers 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....

  • Prompt response to your initial inquiry: We personalize information to the needs of our customers We'll be thrilled to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnarounds on appraisals: Normally in a weeks time or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: We've preformed a lot of assignments, and we know that when it comes real estateappraising there isn't a typical or standard, "boiler place" report. We provide a variety of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers without so much of industry jargon in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a prompt follow-up from Andel Appraisals: When we deliver a report to our clients, 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 governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any questions dealing your appraisal, once you've read through the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!