THE MARKET IS RAPIDLY CHANGING. IF YOU HAVE A LISTING NOW OR ARE THINKING OF LISTING, GET IT PRICED RIGHT WITH A PRE-LISTING OR
POST-LISTING APPRAISAL. DO NOT LOSE VALUABLE TIME SITTING ON THE MARKET OR PRICING YOUR HOME OUTSIDE THE MARKET WHERE IT
WILL NOT SELL. We conduct appraisals every single week of the year on Lake Lanier.
BUYERS BEWARE, FANNIE MAE IS NOW OFFERING "VALUE ACCEPTANCE" IN PLACE OF A TRADITIONAL APPRAISAL. Value Acceptance by
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When you need to know the true value of a property, you need an expert. Find out about the appraisal process.
Looking for a Lake Lanier Expert? You have landed in the RIGHT place! We appraise Lake Lanier Homes every single week of the year! -Values are correcting on the Lake. You need a CURRENT value for your Lake Home before you list.
Lanier Appraisal Service has been voted as the Best Appraiser for 5 years by The Gainesville Times and Local Voters. 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2022 & 2023. Mary Thompson has served the Community in which she lives and works for many years. She volunteered at the Hall County Animal shelter taking photos of the dogs and cats to assist in adoption. She has also served for 7 years on the Hall County Board of Realtors Executive Board as their Technology Chairman and received 4 Awards from the Board for her service.
She created their website and Smart Phone App.
Lanier Appraisal Service has 30 years of appraisal experience in this area and on the Lake. We specialize in Pre-Listing and Pre-Sale Appraisals for ALL Single Family Homes on or off the Lake. Make sure you price your home IN the market, not just ON the market and get an appraisal before you put that sign in your yard. For Cash Buyers, protect your investment and get an appraisal, then make the contract contingent upon getting your own appraisal.
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We can also provide appraisal services to REMOVE your PMI (private mortgage insurance). Values rose significantly in past few years and if you purchased during this time you may have enough equity to have your PMI removed. Call us today for details as you CAN pick your own Appraiser do conduct this appraisal for your lender.
Retrospective Appraisal Services: We can provide the Date of Death Valuation for your tax accountant. Otherwise known as retrospective appraisal services. We provide value as of the date of death of the owner, so that when you go to sell you have a basis point for any possible capital gains taxes that will have to be paid. Do not wait years to have this done as the process could be more difficult and may not work in your favor if you have to rely on TAX Assessment values.
Mary Thompson of Lanier Appraisal Service was interviewed by Channel 2 Action News as the Lake Expert to discuss how low water levels impact Real Estate Values and Sales Activity on the Lake. Mary was also interviewed by The Gainesville Times and The Weather Channel two times.
We also conduct Relocation, Estate Planning & Tax Appeal Appraisals, plus ALL Single Family Home Appraisals.
Our Specialties & Experience Include:
Lake Lanier, Private Party Appraisals (Pre-Listing & Sale Appraisals). We work with Buyers and Sellers regularly who order their own appraisals for peace of mind before placing their home on the market or before placing an offer on a home. Pre-Listing or Listing Appraisals are worth their weight in Gold and should be included as part of the Home Selling Preparation Process.
A Pre-Listing Appraisal is just as important as updating your home with new paint, carpet, appliances, etc. before you put it on the market. The best money you can spend is for a pre-listing appraisal as you can use it for setting a realistic listing price, negotiations when an offer comes in and it can also be given to the bank Appraiser when they come calling.
Lanier Appraisal Service is Number 1 Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Georgia on Active Rain. Number 2 Female Appraiser in the Entire Country. Almost 2,500 Appraisers have a blog on Active Rain and almost 165,000 Realtors have blogs on this very large Real Estate Related Blogging Website.
Honored to receive the Hall County Board of Realtors Affiliate Workhorse Award ( 2 years in a row), plus the Committee Chairman Award (Technology) for developing the Board's website, smart phone APP and bringing them on board with Social Media Sites and Pay Pal. Thanks guys!
Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business. The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.
"Mary is well known by many of the top Lake Lanier Realtors and they can tell you that Mary knows the Lake!"
Teresa Smith, Arthur Prescott, Pat & Brenda Burke ,Kim Waters, Sheila Davis, Tom Becker, Tom Peters, Ardy Franssen, Jessica Frye, Susie Evert, Bryan Schact, Norman Moolenaar just to name a few.
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