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How to Increase Your Home Appraisal Value

How to Increase Your Home Appraisal Value Several circumstances may have piqued your interest in the value of your property. Maybe you’re thinking of selling your home or buying a new property. Perhaps you need to settle a legal dispute or are seeking a loan from a financial institution. No matter the reason, a home

Things to Consider When Hiring an Appraiser

Things to Consider When Hiring an Appraiser A home appraisal is a necessary step when purchasing or selling a home as it provides an independent and unbiased assessment of a property’s value. However, real estate appraisal is a profession like any other. Some appraisers are efficient and knowledgeable, while others leave clients dissatisfied. It’s up

How Does a Home Appraisal Differ From a Home Inspection?

How Does a Home Appraisal Differ From a Home Inspection? Purchasing a home can be a tedious but rewarding endeavour. It can be a worthwhile investment if you seek guidance from the onset and follow some key steps. When it comes to your dream home, getting a residential appraisal and a home inspection are non-negotiable

Need an Appraisal Splitting Property in a Divorce

Splitting Property in a Divorce? Need an Appraisal The division of property is a complex and inevitable part of divorce proceedings for couples who have assets. Property, whether real estate, stocks or debts must be appropriately classified (whether non-marital or marital), valued and equitably dispensed to the satisfaction of both spouses or the courts. The

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Appraiser Before Investing in Property

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Appraiser Before Investing in Property Investing in real estate, whether residential or commercial, can be a risky business. The market is unpredictable, and you stand to lose a great deal of capital should you lack insight and the necessary details to make an informed decision when you go

What Do Home Appraisers Look For In A House?

What Do Home Appraisers Look For In A House? A home appraiser is a professional tasked with estimating the market value of a house for a variety of purposes including real estate transactions, mortgage financing, estate, tax purposes, marketing listing purposes, and litigation. This task is especially important to mortgage lenders for the management of

Refinance Appraisal Vs. Purchase Appraisal

Refinance Appraisal Vs. Purchase Appraisal A professional estimate of your home’s value can show the lender that you won’t be borrowing more money than the property is worth. Many homeowners are not aware that they will likely need a new appraisal before they can refinance their mortgage. Let’s go over some differences between a refinance