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Putting a house on the market in or near Maricopa County? Contact Desert Sky Appraisers and make sure you're setting the price right.

Selling your home? You would be wise to invest in a professional appraisal. Don't think of a professional appraisal as costing money; it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's hard for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

While important, an appraisal is not about how much you have invested in your home, or the amount you'd like to get for it. Instead, an appraisal assesses your home's market value.

Contact us for details regarding services specialized for home sellers.

Need help setting a price when selling yourself?

More and more AZ homeowners are choosing to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a expert appraiser. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, and we understand that it can be very hard to take an objective look at 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.

In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very useful negotiating tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Impress buyers with written proof of the interior and exterior condition of your home
  • Call attention to any problems and eliminate overlooked repairs hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Help decrease the chances of hidden problems that cause sales to flop

People are surprised when they find out their home's value is higher than they originally thought. So by taking the first step and investing in an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they could have gotten originally. Others have an an overestimated opinion when they put a value on their home, and an appraisal helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than sitting on the market for months. An overpriced home rarely attracts buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, wasting valuable time, money, and efforts.

Pre-listing appraisals in Maricopa County

Even if you have with a very skilled agent, it's in your best interest to get an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to signing a listing agreement. And that's where Desert Sky Appraisers comes in. We can furnish you with a pre-listing appraisal that will let you and your agent have a precise writeup of your home's features and a detailed breakdown of the newest and similar comparable sales which we typically refer to as "comps" in the appraisal industry.

We also provide general consulting

Don't need a full appraisal but would like 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 still want assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We offer services tailored for the needs of consumers like you to assist with your real estate decisions.

After you order an appraisal report through , you can expect....

  • Fast response to your initial inquiry: We will give you personalized information for your individual appraisal need. We'll be delighted to offer suggestions, just tell us what your situation is
  • Fast turnaround time: Normally in a weeks time 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 formats that suit YOUR needs: We've worked on a lot of assignments, and we understand that in the business of real estateappraising there is no typical or standard, "boiler place" assignment. We offer a lot of different of types of reports, 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 to follow-up questions: When we deliver a report to our clients, we make sure they are written in plain English, comprehensible to people outside the real estate industry, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that governs the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, once you've read through the report, we encourage you to email or call us!