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Need an appraisal in our coverage area of Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky County?

See the top 6 reasons why Ohio homeowners hire Delahunt Appraisal Service:

  1. Find the right listing price (whether they're selling the home on their own or using a real estate agent)
  2. To challenge a property tax assessment in Ohio
  3. To reduce their monthly mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. In the case of a divorce in the state of Ohio, when real estate needs to be divided
  6. To settle an estate in Ohio by determining the true market value of the real estate in question

 

Do you own a home in or near Huron? Do you need help determining the price of your real estate? Contact Delahunt Appraisal Service.

At Delahunt Appraisal Service, we understand the particular needs of a homeowner after appraisal services. Our business practices and reporting formats are relatively routine to our business clients like lenders, attorneys, and CPAs. As our non-traditional client, you'll receive extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to understand what we do and how we document our conclusions.

For-Sale-by-Owner (FSBO) / Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your house because you most likely have an emotional attachment to it. A professional appraiser is objective and will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. A professional appraisal is a very important negotiating tool once you have a likely buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your property will attract buyers. The appraisal is something concrete to show your buyer. The appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's value, not just how much you think your house is worth. Potential buyers assume that you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be more likely to give credibility to an expert appraiser's value estimation than yours.

Challenge property tax assessments

If you live in an area that is going down or not appreciating as much as other homes close to yours, your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued. That only means you are going to pay more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the sooner you take care of a matter like this, the better. When contesting your property tax assessment, getting an appraisal from Delahunt Appraisal Service is your chief weapon.

Appraisals to remove PMI

Getting the PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) canceled from your mortgage loan is a popular money saver for homeowners. Once your mortgage loan amount is less than 80% of the value of your home, in most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI eliminated from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. Delahunt Appraisal Service is experienced in helping clients just like you do away with unneeded PMI insurance.

HELOC recently frozen?

Your lender just might make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your property is in a declining area -- even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be damaging to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also inconvenient from a cash flow viewpoint. Delahunt Appraisal Service can help you reinstate your home equity line of credit with a professional appraisal.