what do appraisers look for

Interested in selling your house?  No matter what, getting your house appraised is a necessary part of selling your home.  This is a very informative article written by renowned real estate agent, Bill Gassett, of Re/Max Executive Realty in Massachusetts.  He explains the lengthy process of a real estate appraisal and tells you what to expect.  This article goes into detail on all the subjects that the appraisers will cover, including:

  • Your Home’s Exterior
  • Size of the Property
  • Condition of the Interior
  • Home Improvements
  • Extras and Additions
  • How To Avoid a Low Real Estate Appraisal
  • List Improvements and Extras
  • Clean the Home Up
  • Landscape
  • Repair What You Can
  • Be Helpful
  • How Do Appraisers Calculate My Home’s Value
  • How To Challenge a Low Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Appraisal Myths
  • Other Helpful Real Estate Appraisal Resources

It is extremely crucial that you are represented by a trustworthy and responsible real estate agent when selling your house. If you are thinking of selling your home, contact me for a free home valuation. I would love to help you. We can also work together to determine your home’s energy performance. Energy-efficient homes sell quicker and for more money than traditional homes.

Click here to read Bill Gassett’s full article.