Real estate appraisal services for homeowners in the city of Butler and Butler County

Check out the top reasons Pa homeowners call on David Hesidenz Appraisals:

  1. Pre-listing appraisals (whether you're using an agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. Remove PMI to lower their monthly mortgage payment
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. Verify a different appraiser's report
  6. In the case of a Pa divorce, when property needs to be divided
  7. To determine the true market value of property in question to settle an estate in Butler County or the state of Pa

Own a house in or near Butler, Pa and need help determining the price of it?
Contact David Hesidenz Appraisals.

At David Hesidenz Appraisals, we understand the special needs of a homeowner in need of appraisal services. The appraisal process and reporting formats are familiar to our business clients like banks, lawyers, and CPAs. But as a general consumer,we'll be sure you get extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to more clearly understand what we do and how we report our findings.

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

Since you have an emotional attachment to your own home, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Our professional appraisers at David Hesidenz Appraisals are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we will tell you what you need to know. A professional appraisal is a crucial negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your property will attract buyers. The appraisal is something concrete to show the buyer. The appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your home's value, not just you saying how much your home is worth. Potential buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be more likely to give credibility to an expert appraiser's value assessment than yours.

Need to remove PMI?

An attractive way to save money for homeowners is to get the PMI removed from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". 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, which will make your monthly payments go down. We're seasoned in helping clients just like you dismiss unneeded PMI insurance.

Challenging a property tax assessment

Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if your home not appreciating as much as other homes nearby. This only means you're probably paying higher taxes than you should be paying. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the faster you take care of a matter like this, the better off you'll be. When challenging your property tax assessment, getting a professional appraisal from David Hesidenz Appraisals is your strongest weapon.

Recently got a freeze your HELOC?

If your home is in a declining area, your lender might just make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be be destructive to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also difficult from a cash flow point of view. David Hesidenz Appraisals can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Need Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services?

Do you need a seasoned professional to double-check your appraisal for preciseness, or do you want a second opinion without the cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? An appraiser from David Hesidenz Appraisals can go out and check the subject and comps in a field review. If you need it in a rush, 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? David Hesidenz Appraisals can We can assist you. While typically requested by banks, you may desire to make use of this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.