North Houston HOME APPRAISAL SERVICES
Real Estate Appraisers in North Houston Texas
Our state licensed property appraisers are the top providers of independent residential and commercial real estate appraisals in the Houston market. Our philosophy is to provide a quick, accurate and effective valuation service that meets our customers’ needs exactly. We have some of the lowest appraisal costs in the area and are known for delivering reports faster than the typical firm.
Our roster of appraisers are all local to the Houston area and are experienced in appraising for varying property types, for all purposes including residential, commercial and mixed-use properties. For commercial jobs we only employ Texas Certified General appraisers with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the Houston market.
Whether you need a home appraisal report for lending, private use or a legal issues, our appraisal services will work for almost any real estate valuation needs. Whether you’re a homeowner or an industry pros, we are dedicated to providing a friendly and reliable service. If you have questions, or cannot find the precise service you need, you can use our online contact form or call us directly at the number displayed on this website.
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North Houston 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 North Houston 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
Can real estate agents speak with the appraiser?
Absolutely! Appraisal code of conduct enable Realtors and other parties with involvement in the real estate transaction, to talk an appraiser and provide additional property information, including a copy of the sales agreement. If the Realtor is the party who engaged the appraiser then they are allowed to discuss any and all details with respects to the appraisal process.
CMA vs. home appraisals
Honestly, it's kiwis to watermelons. A comparative market analysis depends heavily on market trends to estimate value. Even though appraisals also use comparable sales, the breadth of research placed into each home and subsequent adjustments are much more thorough than a comparative market analysis. Acreage and building prices are as well paramount within an appraisal. For concluding a rational range or ball park figure, comparative market analyses are ok. But if you need a more thorough and likely reasonable value, then you need an appraisal. The most influential of all these ingredients is the party writing the report. Any real estate agent can create a CMA without having expertise within the market or home valuation overall. Appraisers conversely are bound by ethics guidelines that obligate them to have market competence or disclose the the shortcoming. Realtors can as well be tempted to estimate a property value that they feel meets the homeowners value target in order to gain a listing. Appraiser’s have no concern in the market value of the home since they are compensated with a flat fee.
How is a home appraisal different than a house inspection?
An appraiser’s inspection of the home is simply for the basis of comparison of other houses, where an inspection is the basis for the absolute condition of all aspects of that particular home. The appraiser examines the perimeter of the home to get a general idea of the outside condition. They are usually looking for obvious issues with the roofing, siding, and foundation as well as a general assessment of inside conditions in relation to houses in the local market area. Appraisers will make adjustments in the comparable sales grid within the appraisal to prove similarity or dissimilarity between the Subject and the comparable property. Knowing the condition and quality of construction of the Subject property helps home appraisers when choosing the most appropriate comparable houses. It is wise to seek opinion from various experts in the housing industry throughout the appraisal process.
FAST, ACCURATE & RELIABLE REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS
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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