Was It a Bad Case of Shingles? In this post, I discuss the mystery of the puddle of water in our mud room, and how it got there.
Can an infestation really be a big deal? Yes it can! In this article, I discuss a number of infestations that can cause major damage to a home.
What is a sommelier and how can homeowners and agents imitate them during the appraisal inspection? This article discusses the topic.
Why is it important for the appraiser to remain neutral? What kinds of situations must appraisers be careful in this regard? I discuss this in this article.
Have you ever had your home appraised? Perhaps you were amazed at how quickly the appraiser went through your home. An appraiser will generally look in each room. They will take a few notes as well as some interior and exterior pictures. Then they will measure your home and any accessory buildings. They will likely… Continue reading Differences Between A Home Inspection and An Appraisal Inspection
There are many misconceptions regarding real estate agent's ability to communicate with appraisers. It feels like some agents have been taught that if they speak to or look directly at the appraiser, they might spontaneously combust! Many real estate agents have told me that they are not sure what they can discuss with the appraiser. So, let's clear… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of Talking to The Appraiser!