What first time home buyers should know about the appraisal process

First time home buyers: Don’t let appraisals confuse you I get it. Appraisals can be confusing. That is why I wanted to take a minute this week to help explain what first time home buyers should know about the appraisal process. If you are a first time home buyer and have a question that is […]

10 Appraisal mistakes new agents make and how to avoid them

Common appraisal mistakes new agents make Are you a new real estate agent? Are you unsure about the appraisal process? If you answered yes to these questions then this post is for you. There are numerous potential appraisal mistakes new agents make but by becoming familiar with the items discussed here you can reduce the […]

An FHA appraisal is not a home inspection

FHA appraisal is not a home inspection I received an interesting question from a reader recently that I thought I would share with you today. This particular situation involved an FHA appraisal and the condition of the property. The buyer did not want to spend money on a home inspection and wanted to know if the […]

Say What? An appraisal industry lingo cheat sheet

Does appraisal industry lingo confuse you? Are you a loan officer, real estate agent, or homeowner who has read an appraisal only to come away scratching your head? Sometimes real estate appraisal reports can look a little like hieroglyphics but today I’m going to help unravel some of the mystery and confusion associated with common […]

The worst appraisal advice home sellers actually believe

Appraisal advice to help make you a smarter consumer If you ever need appraisal advice be careful who you get it from. Not everyone who offers appraisal advice can give you the information you need that will help you to price your home to sell. Today I’m going to share with you some advice I’ve heard […]

 

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