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How Cost To Cure Works

On a regular basis, I appraise homes that need some type of repair. It may be as simple as replacing an outlet, or as complicated as renovating a home. In the appraisal process, the appraiser has to estimate a cost to cure many types of repairs. Why do appraisers use the term, cost to "cure",… Continue reading How Cost To Cure Works

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Is There A Value Difference Between Streets, Avenues & Boulevards…?

Have you ever wondered if there is a value difference between homes on a street, an avenue or boulevard? I talk about it in this article.

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AVM’s…The Wonder Bread of Value

In this article, I discuss the processes that are stripped out of the valuation process with AVMs, like the Wonder Bread of old.

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Infestations That Nibble Away Home Value

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.