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Selling your home in or near Allegheny County? Contact Frederick & Company and make sure you're setting the price right.

If you're going to sell your home, you should seriously consider a professional appraisal. An appraisal doesn't cost that much and it pays you in the long run! Unless a homeowner makes a career out of studying real estate values, like an appraiser, it's practically impossible for them to understand the nuances of real estate market forces.

This isn't a discussion of 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 our specialized services for home sellers.

For Sale By Owner?

More and more PA homeowners are making the decision to sell their homes FSBO (For Sale By Owner) and foregoing the help of a real estate agent. But to do it right, quickly and to get the most you can, you need a skilled appraiser. You need objective opinions, and we understand that it's 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 astute selling price to attract more potential buyers, a professional appraisal can:

  • Be a very helpful bargaining tool when you find a potential buyer
  • Put buyers at ease with written proof of your home's condition inside and out
  • Call attention to any issues and get rid of any last-minute repair hassles that might hold-up a closing
  • Prevent the odds of unknown problems that cause sales to backslide

It can be surprising to people to discover the value of their home is more than they originally believed. So by taking the first step and spending a little on an appraisal provided the data to support a sale for several thousand more than they thought they would get. Alternatively, some people have an exaggerated assessment of the value of their home, by getting an appraisal it helped them to to set a more reasonable price their home allowing them to quickly sell it rather than waiting 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

Get a comprehensive appraisal before listing

Even if you have with a very skillful agent, it's definitely a good idea to get an unbiased second opinion of value prior to finalizing a listing agreement. And that's where Frederick & Company comes in. An appraisal can be indispensable in a scenario like this. You and agent will get a complete description for the unique features of your property and give you insight into how the local real estate market is performing with a detailed analysis of the latest comparable properties in the area.

Consulting services for PA Sellers: Keep a local expert at your disposal

Not wanting to get an entire appraisal but still need some information about the health of your area's real estate? Maybe you feel like you don't need an "appraisal" but you still want assistance collecting local sales and property data. We offer services designed especially for consumers like you to help with your real estate decisions.

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

  • We take great pride in making sure that when you send your initial inquiry, you get a immediate response: We will give you information tailored for your particular appraisal need. We'll be more then happy to give you suggestions, just let us know what your situation is
  • Quick turnaround time: Usually one week or less from the date we receive the request, you'll have a PDF of the report in your e-mail inbox.
  • Appraisal and consulting report arrangements to suit YOUR needs: When dealing with appraisal and consulting, "One size does NOT fit all." We offer a variety of report types, and are experienced at providing appraisals to consumers that keep the industry jargon to a minimum in an easy to read format without a lot of industry jargon.
  • Quick to follow-up questions: Our reports are written in plain English, understandable, and meet or exceed the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice that moderates the appraisal practice. Should you have any confusion about your appraisal, after you've read through the report, we suggest that you email or call us!