Homeowners require an accurate appraisal report on which to base their financial decisions.
As an SRA designated appraiser, Steve Magar specializes in researching market trends and determining market value for all types of residential properties.
He is experienced at appraising everything from the basic tract home to the most complex high dollar luxury home and ranch type properties.
Need assistance valuing that energy efficient green home or multi-acre horse property we specialize in the complex assignments.
*Please be aware that if your appraisal is for a typical lending transaction, current financial regulations will require most lenders to order the appraisal directly from the appraisal firm. Aside from that, please call us to schedule any of the following services:
Pre-listing Appraisals for Homeowners
Do you have a complex property or have you recently completed significant renovations that require specialized appraisal knowledge? We can help you accurately price your home at current market value to alleviate the threat of underpricing your home and leaving valuable dollars on the table, or overpricing and wasting precious marketing time due to unrealistic expectations.
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Transactions
Also known as FSBO, For Sale by Owner transactions involve a homeowner who decides to take on the responsibility of selling a home without the involvement of an agent.
Whether you need to establish a contract price with a potential buyer or just need assistance in determining a reasonable asking price, we can help.
Kern Valuation Services can partner with you to provide an unbiased estimate of current market value to ease in the selling process.
When it comes time to establish value for that inherited estate, or investment portfolio, we are here to help.
We have years of experience partnering with CPA’s and attorneys to produce reliable estate valuation reports to assist with your financial planning needs and to properly document the current market value of your estate portfolio.
Tax Basis Valuation for Homeowners
Let us help you with your asset valuation as it relates to a real estate portfolio. We can provide you and your accountant with reliable reports to establish a tax base, or to assist with IRS tax planning strategies.
We can help you produce reliable market based valuations for your accounting records.
Also known as historical appraisals, we can assist you with past dated appraisals relative to:
- Valuation for Legal or Partnership Disputes and Divorce Issues
- Tax Valuation Services
- Date of Death Valuation for Tax Basis and Inheritance Planning
- Valuation of Gifted/Inheritance Property
- Insurance Valuation for Property Damage by Fire or Flood
- Legal issues as of a retrospective date
Whether buying or selling property between family members, an appraisal can help record a reliable indication of market value and assist with the financial planning process.
With years of experience in all forms of residential appraisal valuation, we can assist you with your family transfer valuation needs.
Collateral Valuation for Homeowners
Do you need to utilize your home equity for collateral security? From hard money lending to bail bond assurance, we can provide reliable appraisal reports with quick turnaround times to assist your valuation needs.
Call us today and we will be happy to discuss the best report option to meet your specific needs.
Valuation of Unique Properties
If you have that unique piece of real estate that is difficult to value, we can help. As a SRA Designated appraiser, Steve Magar specializes in the appraisal of complex properties.
From exotic luxury homes to lakefront properties or energy efficient green and solar homes, we put in the time to properly document the complexities and provide the in-depth research and analysis required to produce a reliable, well-grounded appraisal report.
Give us a call and we’ll be happy to discuss your specific property type.
Depending upon location, zoning and adjoining uses, land valuation can entail a complex highest and best use analysis. Additionally, sales of comparable sites are often sparse and data is limited.
Let us put our multiple data sources and extensive market knowledge to work to assist with your buying or selling needs.