Appraiser’s Tips For Making A Market Based Offer

Using Housing Stats To Make A Market Based Offer I recently wrote about escalation clauses and how to avoid appraisal issues. I wrote about this because escalation clauses typically cause the contract price to be pushed up higher than the list price. I’m not saying that when this occurs that the contract price cannot be […]

Agents Should Do These 5 Things For FHA Appraisals

Avoid Headaches With These 5 Tips For FHA Appraisals The market is hot and sales activity is increasing. If only we had more listings, right? I’ve noticed recently in this frenzy of activity that those in the real estate industry, including mortgage lenders, agents, and of course appraisers, seem to be burning the candle at […]

What Homeowners Can Do To Assist The Appraiser During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Is This The New Normal? Our planet has been turned upside down. With the worldwide spread of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it is now being called, the everyday lives of most people have been disrupted. Many businesses have had to cut back on the service they offer or close down altogether until the pandemic […]

7 Reasons Your Appraisal Came in Low

If Your Appraisal Came in Low, Find out Why Are your appraisals coming in low? Are your contracts too high? Many times appraisers are blamed for killing deals because of a low appraisal. This situation can be looked at from two perspectives. The perspective that many don’t consider is that it’s not the appraisal that […]

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. […]

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