Is Your Birmingham Home Priced Too High?

Your Birmingham Home Could Be Overpriced In today’s market is it possible to price your Birmingham home too high? The short answer is yes. Some people may argue that with the limited housing inventory, good demand, and low-interest rates, that you can price your home for as high as you want and it should sell. […]

Pros and Cons Of A Pre-Listing Appraisal

Pre-Listing Appraisal Pros and Cons A pre-listing appraisal is one that is done prior to listing a home for sale. Its purpose is to provide a professional opinion of value in order to set a market-based list price. I make the distinction of a market-based list price for a reason. So many times a listing […]

5 Reasons Why A Seller Would Get a Pre-Listing Appraisal And Then Not Use It

5 Mistakes To Avoid After Getting a Pre-listing Appraisal This week I thought I would share with you something I have seen happen in the past. I provide pre-listing appraisals to home buyers to help them in coming up with a list price for their home. I have noticed on some occasions that the owner […]

The Risks Of Waiving Your Home Appraisal

Considering Waiving Your Home Appraisal? Think Again. Did you know that with some home purchases you now have the option of waiving your home appraisal? Crazy, huh? Fannie Mae recently introduced Appraisal Waivers to some home buyers under some specific conditions. You can look up those conditions on the Fannie Mae website since I don’t […]

7 Things Buyers Should Know About PIW’s & Hybrid Appraisals Or You’re Screwed

Caveat Emptor I’ve been writing about property inspection waivers (PIW’s) and hybrid appraisals recently and thought I would highlight some of the most important things that buyers should know to protect themselves. If you are curious about what PIW waivers and hybrid, or bifurcated appraisals are, check out my earlier posts. Today I want to […]

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