Attention homeowners in Phoenix and Maricopa County: Need an appraisal?
Check out the top 7 reasons why Arizona homeowners use Allstate Appraisal, Inc. :
Need help deciding the price of your home in or near Phoenix, Arizona?
We at Allstate Appraisal, Inc. understand the unique needs of a consumer seeking appraisal services. While our typical business clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.
Pre-listing Services/For Sale By Owner (FSBO)
Since you have an emotional attachment to your home, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Our professional appraisers at Allstate Appraisal, Inc. are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we'll tell you what you need to know. A professional appraisal is very valuable as a negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your home will attract many interested buyers. It's something concrete to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your house's value, and not just how much you think your house is worth. Interested buyers know that you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to an expert appraiser's value opinion than yours.
Need to cancel PMI?
An attractive money saver for homeowners is getting the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan amount is below 80% of the value of your property. In most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI removed from your loan. Allstate Appraisal, Inc. is qualified in helping folks just like you delete unwanted PMI insurance.
Challenging property tax assessments
If you live in a local area that is going down or not appreciating as much as other homes close by, your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued. That means you are probably paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the quicker you take care of things like this, the better off you'll be. When contesting your property tax assessment, getting a professional appraisal from Allstate Appraisal, Inc. is your best weapon.
HELOC recently frozen?
Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender just might choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your property is close to a declining area. This can be be detrimental to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also inopportune from a cash flow viewpoint. An expert appraisal from Allstate Appraisal, Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.
Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Have you just accepted a copy of your appraisal and you'd wish to have a professional double-check it for efficiency or do you desire a second opinion without the added expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? We can go out and check the subject and comps in a field review. If you're in a hurry, we'll provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.
Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal report? Allstate Appraisal, Inc. can We can assist you. While typically requested by banks, you may need to use this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.