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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.

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Be the Sommelier of Your Home

What is a sommelier and how can homeowners and agents imitate them during the appraisal inspection? This article discusses the topic.

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What’s the Shelf Life of An Appraisal?

I am often asked how long an appraisal is good for. That depends on many factors. I discuss them in this article.

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When the Appraised Value Doesn’t Meet Your Goal

What happens if the appraiser's opinion of value is less than you anticipated? What if they missed something? Do appeals work? I discuss this topic in this article.

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Valuation Is Not A Guessing Game, It’s a Development Process

Have you ever wondered why an appraiser will not give you an answer about your home's value at the end of the inspection? There's a reason for that! I talk about it in this article.