Homeowners - choosing the wrong appraiser could cost you thousands
When it comes to assessing the value of their real estate property, homeowners can greatly benefit from the expertise and professionalism of an experienced, credentialed appraiser compared to relying solely on a real estate agent or online sources.
An appraiser undergoes rigorous training and education specific to property valuation, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved. Their knowledge and expertise in analyzing market trends, comparable sales, and property characteristics allow them to provide an unbiased, objective appraisal. Unlike real estate agents who may have a vested interest in the transaction’s outcome, an appraiser remains independent and impartial, providing an accurate and reliable valuation based on thorough research and analysis.
Additionally, appraisers adhere to strict ethical and professional standards, including compliance with industry guidelines and regulations. This commitment to professionalism instills confidence in homeowners, knowing that the appraisal report produced is of high quality and can be trusted by lenders, attorneys, and other stakeholders.
While online sources may provide general estimates, they lack the in-depth analysis and expertise of an appraiser who can accurately assess unique property features and local market conditions.
Overall, utilizing an experienced, credentialed appraiser ensures homeowners receive an unbiased, well-supported valuation that is essential for making informed decisions regarding selling, refinancing, or other financial matters related to their property.
- State certified residential appraiser and licensed broker/agent
- Additional Certifications – Appraisal Institute, ASA, NAIFA, Green
- Over 23 years of experience as a real estate appraiser – FHA approved – Luxury home experience
- Areas covered – Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties
Affiliations – currently – The Appraisal Institute; formerly with the American Society of Appraisers and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers, Department of Real Estate, Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers and the National Association of Realtors.