What Is My Home Worth?

What Is My Home Worth?

What Is My Home Worth? Understanding the appraisal process and what drives home values. Actually, there are two home values, the value to the homeowner and the value to the potential buyer. Unfortunately, both values are emotional and not facts based on market data....
Prepare To Have Your House Appraised

Prepare To Have Your House Appraised

Before obtaining the services of an appraiser to have your house appraised for the purposes of selling your own home, make sure they are licensed, experienced and knowledgeable in the area of property you want appraised. Also make sure they don’t skimp on data sources...
Preparing For An Appraisal Plan For It

Preparing For An Appraisal Plan For It

A critical part of selling a home is the appraisal. Here’s how to plan for it. You have a contract to sell your home and now the appraiser is coming. The appraisal needs to come in at a good price in order for your buyer to get his loan. What should you do? The...
Don’t Rely Excessively On Appraisals

Don’t Rely Excessively On Appraisals

Getting an appraisal on a home is a fundamental aspect of making a purchase. While appraisals are certainly helpful, you should not put too much stock in them. Don’t Rely Excessively On Appraisals An appraisal is a valuation of a property by an independent appraiser....
How Appraisals And Assessments Differ

How Appraisals And Assessments Differ

Many people think appraisals and assessments are the same thing or at least that they should be for the same amount. The truth is they can vary greatly. Let’s look at each of them. Appraisals An appraisal is an estimate of market value. An appraiser can use many...