< All Topics Main FAQs Should I get my home appraised prior to selling? Should I get my home appraised prior to selling? PostedJune 21, 2021 UpdatedAugust 31, 2021 ByElizabeth N. Molina The bottom line is if you believe your agent is totally wrong about what he or she thinks your house should sell for or if you are selling without a broker altogether, then get an appraisal.Otherwise, hold onto your checkbook. It is possible, when well negotiated, to have the appraisal paid by the buyers. In addition, our office offers a complimentary CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) to assist our clients when deciding how much they should sell their home for in the current market. Previous Is my earnest money deposit refundable if I cancel or do not qualify for a loan? Next What are some of the steps to buying a home?