Galveston HOME APPRAISAL SERVICES
Real Estate Appraisers in Galveston Texas
As one of the leading providers of residential and commercial valuation services in the Houston area, our Texas certified appraisers can help you with appraisals for both private and lending use. We strive to provide an appraisal report that meets our clients’ expectations and is delivered with an industry leading turn time. Our appraisal costs are very competitive and we take pride in having one of the quickest appraisal turn times in the area.
All of our appraisers are Houston area locals and have over a decade of experience in the market area. We staff appraisers capable of taking on any assignment including residential, commercial or mixed-use. If you have a commercial property valuation project, the majority of our Texas Certified General appraisers hold the MAI certification from the Appraisal Institute and serve a sizeable portion of South East Texas.
Whether you need a real estate value report for lending, private use or a legal issues, our appraisal services will work for almost any real estate valuation use. Be it homeowners or industry pros, our dedication to you remains the same - to offer a competent and courteous appraisal service. Should you have any questions or you’re ready to request an appraisal, please call the number on this site or complete the appraisal order form found on this site.
Getting started is simple! Simply complete the web quote request form or phone the number above and one of our independent appraisers in Houston will be more than willing to help you with your assignment.
Galveston Property Appraisals For:
- Mortgage Loans & Refinancing
- Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC)
- Divorce and Asset Division
- Settling an Estate or Probate
- Estate & Financial Planning
- Protesting Property Taxes
- Removing Private Mortgage Insurance
- For Sale by Owner (FSBO)
- Insurance Issues
- Other Private Uses
Our Galveston Appraisers Work With:
- Cash Buyers
- Homeowners or Private Parties
- Brokers and Realtors
- Real Estate Investors
- Lending Institutions
- Local Banks and Credit Unions
- Mortgage Companies
- Estate Executors & Heirs
- Trustees, Devisees & Beneficiaries
- Law Firms
RESIDENTIAL APPRAISAL SERVICES
COMMERCIAL APPRAISAL SERVICES
WHAT'S THE APPRAISAL PROCESS?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How is "highest and best use" determined in an appraisal report?
Highest & best use is usually the utilization for a property that delivers the highest value. It is that usage, selected from reasonably probable and lawful alternative uses, which are determined to be physically possible, appropriately supported and financially feasible to conclude the highest possible value.
How are property prices affected by floodplains?
This depends on how the flood area affects usage of the property and if there is the likelihood for damage to buildings due to a flood. As a scenario, if just a portion of your property is in the flood hazard and it does not impact entry or structures, it will have less affect on the value. Conversely, if a part your house and parts of your driveways are in a FEMA floodplain then it will have a noticeable negative impact on the value. In either scenario a real estate appraiser must research other houses with comparable floodplains and establish the influence such a feature has on buyer sentiment.
Can appraisers use comparable sales from online appraisal websites?
Unfortunately no! Those website are not a dependable source of data. Instead, appraisers primarily depend on the local MLS to search for reliable sales and listing information. If a sale happened outside the Multiple Listing Service, but is corroborated through reliable means, appraisers can use that as well. Most appraisers are not fans of the online valuation portals due to all their misleading and commonly dated specifics. If you’re wanting a better method to ballpark sales information in your neighborhood, try searching the local Multiple Listing Service for active and pending listings.
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Our philosophy is to provide a fast, accurate and effective appraisal report that serves our clients needs exactly. Furthermore, we try and help all of our clients understand the "mystery" behind the appraisal process so that they may better understand what we do as appraisers. For that reason we have created this website to serve as a resource full of useful information for home owners and real estate professionals alike.
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