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Thinking of selling - Are you well informed ?  

Queens • Nassau County • Brooklyn  • Manhattan • 

Call 516.443.3535 or 718.279.8618 to discuss your appraisal needs !

Thinking of selling your residence ? Have you considered requesting a professional appraisal ? A professional appraisal report usually pays you back in the long run! Unless the owner is well informed and spends hours every week on real estate valuation, like a professional appraiser does. It's typically a full time profession to adequately understand today's real estate market.

It's tempting to want to base your home's value on the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. An appraisal provides a professional, objective, and well supported value conclusion of your home. Once you break it all down, at the end of the day, your house is usually worth what qualified and motivated buyers are willing to pay, after a reasonable time period of exposure to open competitive market conditions.

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


For Sale By Owner ~ Need help with pricing ?


Some homeowners are deciding to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner), and foregoing the assistance of a professional real estate agent. If so, you may want to consider consulting with a professional appraiser, and request a well documented appraisal report for your property. We understand that it's difficult to be objective about your own home because of your emotional and financial 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 astute selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Allow you to have the edge while bargaining when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of the overall interior and exterior improvements of your home
  • Make you aware of some issues and overlooked factors that might delay a closing
  • Lower the odds of unidentified problems that cause sales to flop
People are sometimes surprised to discover their home's value is higher than they originally thought.  Alternatively, some people have an overestimated assessment of the value of their home. By requesting a appraisal it can help to set a reasonable offering price for your home. This will allow you to sell it within a reasonable time period, instead of gathering dust on the market for many months. Setting a listing price too high will not attract qualified buyers, usually extends the period of time required for adequate market exposure, wasting your valuable time, and draining your resources while your home sits on the market.

Pre-listing appraisals 

You might have an extremely skilled agent. It may also be in your best interest to have an objective third-party's opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing contract. That's where Tri Borough Appraisals comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal so both you and your agent have a precise write-up of your home's features, and a detailed breakdown of the the most recent comparable sales in the market area.

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

  • Immediate response to your initial inquiry: We will provide you with personalized information for your individual appraisal need. We'll be thrilled to offer suggestions - just let us know what your situation is.
  • Swift turnaround time: Normally in a week's time or less from the date the request is received, you'll have a copy, in PDF of the report ready to download.
  • Appraisal and consulting report formats to suit YOUR needs: We've completed a lot of assignments, and we understand that in the profession of real estate appraising it's naive to think there's a typical or standard, "boiler plate" assignment. We offer many different of report types, and have know how at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum so that you don't have to be real estate attorney to read it.
  • Fast response to follow-up questions: Reports we create are clearly written, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal industry. Should you have any questions regarding your appraisal after you've read through the report, we encourage you to give us a call. 

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