Getting an appraisal from Baker P. Lee Jr. before putting your Orange County home on the market saves you time and money.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it's worth the money in the long run! Unless a homeowner studies real estate values on a day to day basis, like a professional appraiser does, it's practically impossible for them to fully grasp real estate market forces.

We are not talking about the costs of purchasing and upgrading your home, or how much you want for it. Rather, a appraisal provides a professional opinion on your home's market value.

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

For Sale By Owner?

More and more CA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the assistance of a real estate agent. But if you're going to do it right, with minimal waiting and to get the most you can, what you need is a professional appraisal. It can be very difficult to get objective opinions, it can be very difficult to take an objective look at own home because of your emotional attachment to it. We will inform you of what you need to know, not just what you want to hear.

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

  • Be a very useful bargaining tool 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 eliminate last-minute repair hassles that might stall a closing
  • Help prevent the odds of hidden problems that cause sales to flop

Folks are sometimes surprised when they find out their home's value is more than they originally believed. So spending a little on a professional appraisal provided the data to support a sale for thousands more than they expected they would get. Others have an an inflated impression of their home's value, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to realistically price their home in order for it to sell quickly rather than sitting on the market for months. Selling too high will not attract buyers, reducing your offers, making closing more difficult, which can waste your valuable time and drain your resources while getting nothing done

We also help agents price homes in Orange County

You may have a highly experienced agent but it's in your best interest to get an unbiased second opinion of your home's value to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Baker P. Lee Jr. comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in this scenario. It will give both you and your agent a detailed breakdown for your property and its features which will give you insight into the health of the local real estate market with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for Mission Viejo Sellers: Have a local expert at your disposal

Not sure if you need an entire appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? You might feel like an appraisal is not necessary but you'd still like assistance analyzing local property and sales data. We offer services designed for the needs of clients like you to help with your real estate decisions.

Here's what to expect when you order an appraisal through ....

  • We pride ourselves on making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a response ASAP: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. We'll be more then happy to offer suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Normally one week or less from the date we receive the request, we can have a copy, in PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements that suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer quite a few different of report types, and are well seasoned at providing appraisals to clients that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Any follow up questions? You can expect a fast follow-up from Baker P. Lee Jr.: Reports we create are written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that regulates the appraisal practice. If you have any inquiries about your appraisal, after you've read the report, feel free to give us a call or email us!