Do your clients know the value of their home? As a real estate professional, you’ve seen firsthand the impact an appraisal can have on the value of a property when it’s brought to market. Unfortunately, many homeowners, especially first-time buyers, do not understand how much an essentially “educated guess” can either increase or decrease the expected value of their home.
From unpredictable activity in the local housing market to an unforeseen foundation problem, the fluctuation of a property’s value can become quite confusing for the average homeowner. The good news is that they have you! You’re the local expert, so it’s your job to emphasize how important an appraisal is and to provide them with suggestions on how they can get the most “bang for their buck” when it comes to their home. Whether they’re buying or selling, here are 5 reasons your clients should always know the value of their home. Continue reading