REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL VIDEO TIPS

   By Sherie Smith, Certified General Appraiser/Consultant, Copyright 2010   MORE VIDEOS BELOW!  ARE YOU IN THE PROCESS OF SELLING YOUR HOME? If so, then your realtor has probably told you the buyer’s lender will order an appraisal of your home to … Continue reading

PREPARING FOR YOUR APPRAISAL – HOW MUCH TIME?

Here’s a common question about inspections. ‘How long will my appraisal take?’ I’ve heard everything from ‘ an appraisal only takes a few minutes’ to ‘plan to be available for a few hours’.  Actually what people mean is…how long will … Continue reading

BUYING A HOME – DO I NEED AN APPRAISAL?

In plain simple English, your home is your biggest financial investment. Let’s relate it to stocks, shall we? Would you buy a brand new stock, you’d only heard of once? If you were smart, you would read everything you could … Continue reading

CAN PREPARING FOR A HOME APPRAISAL RAISE APPRAISAL VALUE?

“Having a home appraisal done in the coming week. Any advice? Anything we should do to prepare? I’m nervous!” I found this question online recently, and the replies were shocking! 1. if you are reasonable your appraiser will likely be … Continue reading