Local Austin Real Estate Appraisers

Looking for a fast and professional real estate appraiser in the Austin Metro Area? Well you've come to the right place: We're your #1 Austin home appraisal company. Our residential appraisers are all local, living and working right here in Austin, with years of experience appraising homes in the Central Texas market area. And when it comes to turn times and appraisal fees, we simply cannot be beat! We also offer many different types of appraisal services to accommodate most any valuation requirement. Please look over the rest of our website to get a better understanding of the services we offer and how we may help you with your appraisal needs. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via the online form or call us directly at the number listed on this site.

Fast & Affordable Real Estate Appraisals For

General Value

If you are just curious what a property is worth then this is the real estate appraisal for you. These "user-friendly", easy to understand reports are great for various uses. These are also commonly used as a pre-sale tool to set a listing value and help sell a home at the best price. Read More

Tax Protest / Disputes

Protesting your property taxes can be a tough battle, but it is even harder to win if you do not go prepared. A current appraisal of your property is the most effective tool you can take with you to your hearing. In most cases you can avoid a hearing altogether with a well written appraisal. Read More

Divorce, Estate & Probate

Legal matters can bring about questions of a properties value both current and retrospective. We have years of experience performing appraisals for attorneys and estate planners. Read More

PMI Removal

Private mortgage insurance is a premium paid by most borrowers who have less than 20%-25% equity in their homes. However, once you reach the required amount of equity you can have your PMI removed from your mortgage payment. Read More

Mortgages & Lending

While most major lenders are now bound to the HVCC and must order their appraisals through a 3rd party, non-government backed loans can still be ordered directly by the borrowers. The most common of these are mortgages and home loans by credit unions. Read More

Investment & Rentals

Whether you are looking to purchase or currently own investment property, there are many situations in which you may need an accurate appraisal to help with your financial planning. Read More

We're The Best Home Appraisers in Austin

Local Expertise: Our appraisers are all local to Central Texas and experts in the market area. Unlike many "Management Companies" that contract appraisers from out of area to perform assignments, we are located right here in Austin. We know how to "Keep Austin Weird", what ACL stands for and where to find Leslie!

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Faster Appraisals: A typical home appraisal requires a great deal of research, travel to and from the subject property, report writing and finally, delivery of the report to the client. A good appraisal company will take 3-5 business days to complete the appraisal process from the time of site visit until the report is delivered. But who wants to be just a GOOD appraisal company? So our reports are guaranteed to be delivered within 2 business days from the site visit. And to top it off, we offer a rush 24Hr appraisal service for those that need the appraisal ASAP!

Lower Fees: We strive to provide cost effective appraisal services that exceeds our customers' expectations without putting a hole in their wallet! You can search around but we'll just go ahead a tell you. On average, our appraisal fees are about 15% lower than any of our competitors. This doesn't mean our appraisal services are inferior; in fact, you'll find that our reports are more complete and thoroughly researched that what many other companies offer. This is because we have made smart investments in technology that allow us to charge less for our services.

Better Technology: To be more in-depth, our advanced tools and software allow us to gather and dissect market data faster resulting in the ability to perform more appraisals in less time. With the use of tablet PCs in the field, we've removed redundant data entry of the past. And laser measuring devices allow us to calculate your homes square footage and GLA much faster. The appraisal software we use is top of the line and speeds up the process of writing and compiling reports. Finally, we've had several in-house applications created to make researching and understanding market data and trends much easier as well.

Smarter Reports: The final report that will be sent to you will be a full color PDF document with all the data you should need to fully understand how the value of your home was concluded. We strive to make these reports easier to understand and full of informative data.

Types of Properties: Some appraisal firms only appraise certain property types. We provide services for residential or commercial properties, simple or complex. These include single-family homes, multi-family homes, duplexes, townhomes, condos, investment properties, lakefront and rural homes.

Latest Blog Posts and Housing News

October 28th, 2015
I Have a Realtor, Why Get an Appraisal?

There are important reasons you should attain an appraisal even though you have a Realtor: Very Little Sales Information Is Available: If you live in a rather rural area, accurate sales prices on homes can be pretty scant because there aren’t a great deal of sales taking place.  Rural markets are low in activity so […]

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October 11th, 2015
What Information May a Realtor Give To Appraisers

Where the rules and ethics fall, regarding information given to an appraiser from a realtor, it can become a gray area. There are “may and may not” rules that should be followed in order to produce an impartial appraisal. Agents May Provide Comparables: Realtors may provide their comparable sales information to an appraiser.  In some […]

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August 27th, 2015
What Is Comparable Bracketing and How Do Appraisers Use It

To start with, bracketing is a method of selecting sales with both superior, similar and inferior property features.  For example, your appraiser will look at recent sales that are both smaller, the same size and larger than your home.  The goal is to try and do this for all features that required adjusting (quality, condition, […]

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Our Austin Area Housing Market Reports

May 7th, 2014
Gracywoods Housing Market Trends

Gracywoods is an older neighborhood located in North Austin and comprised mostly of 1980s homes. The introduction of The Domain shopping center has had a substantial effect on housing values in the area and the market is currently selling stellar sales numbers.

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July 9th, 2013
Hyde Park Austin Housing Trends

Hyde Park is a centrally located neighborhood located within walking distance to the University of Texas and less than 3 miles to downtown. The area is famed for its tree lined streets, rows of 20s and 30s style bungalows and a charm that is all its own. Property types range from turn-of-the-century homes to bungalows, with a few apartment and condo complexes in the mix.

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