An appraiser is the only designated profession that provides an unbiased estimate of value, given a certain marketing time and is the only profession relied upon by lenders, lawyers and government agencies for fair and unbiased market valuations

A realtor is experienced in providing a reasonable list price for a client’s home, known as a Comparative Market Analysis, and is simple 1 page document outlining sales and listings in the area. A realtor is knowledgeable about the buying and selling process and can advise their client’s accordingly. Realtors are not relied upon by any agency to provide opinions on market values.

A home inspector looks at the condition of the home and ensures all the components are working appropriately. They do not provide market values.