5 Appraisal Blog Posts Every Real Estate Agent Should Read

Success Through Knowledge I just realized I’ve been writing Birmingham Appraisal Blog for eight years. When I started the blog I had high hopes of creating a helpful and educational resource for anyone needing to know about how and why appraisers do what they do. Most people do not need this type of information on […]

What is an appraisal contingency and why is it more important now than ever?

What is an Appraisal Contingency? For those not familiar with what an appraisal contingency is let me give you a simple explanation. An appraisal contingency gives you a way out of a legally binding contract should the home you are purchasing not appraise for at least the contract price. If you are purchasing a home […]

What Is The FHA Septic Tank Rule?

What Is A Septic Tank? For those who have not heard of what a septic tank is let me take a minute to explain. A septic tank is a private sewer system that services a house. Many homes are on a public sewer system, however, for rural areas or areas where the public sewer lines […]

6 Factors That Influence Your Home’s Value

Do You Know The Factors That Influence Your Home’s Value? During a discussion recently with a homeowner, I was asked: “what can I do to increase the value of my home”? Keep in mind that I had called them to set up an appointment for an appraisal to be done that week. They wanted to know […]

A Millennial’s Guide to Understanding the Home Appraisal

A Millennial’s Guide to Understanding the Home Appraisal Millennials have recently become a big topic in real estate circles. Some reports indicate that they have surpassed baby boomers as the largest generational group in the United States. They also make up the largest group of home buyers. Millennials consist of people born between the early […]

 

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