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What to Expect in Your Appraisal Report: An Interview with Byron Peterson of Peterson Appraisals What to Expect in Your Appraisal Report: An Interview with Byron Peterson of Peterson Appraisals

By Byron Peterson

Learn all the parts of your appraisal report so you are fully prepared for the process.

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5 Reasons to Have Your Home Appraised: An Interview with Anne Sullivan of Pearson & Associates, Inc. 5 Reasons to Have Your Home Appraised: An Interview with Anne Sullivan of Pearson & Associates, Inc.

By Anne Sullivan

Learn common reasons to get your home appraised, and the advantages of hiring an independent appraiser.

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Tips for Increasing Your Appraisal Value: An Interview with Edward Hadnott of Optimum Appraisals Tips for Increasing Your Appraisal Value: An Interview with Edward Hadnott of Optimum Appraisals

By Edward Hadnott

Learn how to potentially increase your appraisal value, and what home improvements matter most!

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What Your Appraiser Can Do for You: An Interview with Napier Real Estate Consultants What Your Appraiser Can Do for You: An Interview with Napier Real Estate Consultants

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Ron Napier of Napier Real Estate Consultants to learn more about his impressive appraisal services for the Suburban Chicago area.

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How To Hire An Appraiser How To Hire An Appraiser

An easy guide to hiring a good real estate appraiser.

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How an Appraisal Report is Compiled How an Appraisal Report is Compiled

By Derren Peters

Each appraisal report contains a variety of figures, property details and sales comparisons. But how is the appraisal report compiled?

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What's Included in an Appraisal Report What's Included in an Appraisal Report

By Derren Peters

An appraisal is a survey of a home performed by a licensed, independent professional to determine the home's market value. But what's included in the appraisal report?

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How Long is an Appraisal Good For? How Long is an Appraisal Good For?

An appraisal report details several crucial bits of figures concerning prices and vales. One number you likely won't see is an expiration date for the appraisal itself. Most loan agreements don't specify the timeframe for when an appraisal is considered expired.

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Home Appraisals Home Appraisals

What is a home appraisal, and why do you need one?

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Difference Between a Home Appraisal and a CMA Difference Between a Home Appraisal and a CMA

Appraisals and CMAs are familiar reports for prospective homebuyers and sellers. Both are researched in similar ways and contain much of the same information. But only one of them is trusted as the official word on your home's value.

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