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.
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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!
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
Who Can Order a Home Appraisal?
A home appraisal report can be ordered by anyone; however, depending on the “intended use” the report may need to be ordered by specific persons to be utilized. A good example of this is mortgage lending: if your loan is to be sold on the secondary market to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or is an […]Read More
August 17th, 2014
How Long Are Home Appraisals Good For?
Technically, an appraisal report is always “good” as it is an opinion of value assigned to the property at a given date. However, for purposes such as mortgage lending the appraisal typically must be no older than 90 days. This number is used since real estate is typically in flux throughout the year and is […]Read More
August 8th, 2014
How Accurate Are Real Estate Appraisals?
To answer this question we must first understand what type of value a home appraisal provides. Most appraisal assignments are completed to determine “Fair Market Value” of a property at a given time, which can be current, future or past. Fair market value, or market value for short, is defined as the most probable price […]Read More
Our Austin Area Housing Market Reports
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.View The Full Report
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.View The Full Report
June 21st, 2013
Crestview Neighborhood Housing Trends
Crestview is another of Austin’s highly desirable, centrally located neighborhoods. The majority of the homes in this market are older, bungalow style structures built in the 1950′s with a few newly constructed homes sprinkled here and there. Being located only 10 minutes from downtown and possessing an unmistakeable charm, the homes in this neighborhood are experiencing an above average level of appreciation in value.View The Full Report