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 […]

Will you be attending Genny Williams’ Mastermind 2017?

Genny Williams’ Mastermind 2017 is almost here Hello everyone. It’s already November and the end of 2017 is getting closer and closer. I’ve had a great time this year on my Birmingham Appraisal Blog answering appraisal questions and writing about the various topics in my profession that affect agents, homeowners, and others in the real […]

What is the FHA Rule for Heating and Cooling Systems?

Confused about the FHA Rule for Heating and Cooling Systems? I’ve received a lot of calls recently regarding the FHA rule for heating and cooling systems. You may have wondered what FHA heat source requirements are or what is considered a permanent heat source. Does FHA require central heat and air? Today we’re going to […]

Should I Get A Property Inspection Waiver?

In The News: The Property Inspection Waiver Just in case you haven’t been in the market for a home mortgage recently there’s something new these days that you should be aware of. The current buzzwords recently have been Property Inspection Waiver or PIW. A Property Inspection Waiver consists of the option to forgo a traditional […]

 

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