Real Estate Appraisals Austin Best Austin Texas Property Appraisers 2019-01-04T18:13:12Z https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Property Appraiser <![CDATA[How Do Appraisers Handle Additions With No Permits?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1600 2019-01-04T17:13:37Z 2016-06-19T03:18:18Z Non-permitted additions or additions added to a home without proper permits can become a headache for the buyer as well austin home appraisers.  Will lenders turn it down because there are different factors that make it difficult?  There are non-permitted additions that do receive financing but only if the appraiser is highly qualified and is […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Newer Homes in Older Subdivisions]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1569 2019-01-04T17:26:44Z 2016-03-13T20:13:41Z You are looking at a new home that is situated in an older neighborhood and are trying to discover it’s value. There are a few things you need to take into consideration to get an idea of this home’s now and future value: Construction Quality: In some cases, newer isn’t always better. Your home appraisal will […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[What Is Comparable Bracketing and How Do Appraisers Use It]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1479 2019-01-04T17:30:26Z 2015-08-28T03:18:46Z To start with, bracketing is a method of selecting sales with both superior, similar and inferior property features.  For example, your Austin real estate 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 […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Full or Desktop Appraisal. What’s Best for You?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1406 2019-01-04T17:31:37Z 2015-03-28T00:36:31Z Here at Real Estate Appraisals Austin we offer several different types of appraisal services to meet the needs of our diverse client base. Naturally this prompts some questions regarding the differences in these services. One of the most common inquiries we receive is; “What is the Difference Between a Full and Desktop Appraisal?” The answer […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Should You Get an Appraisal for a FSBO?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1399 2019-01-04T17:32:59Z 2015-03-20T00:28:15Z While it is requirement that a buyer get a home appraisal whenever a bank or lender is involved, there are many situations in which a homeowner can make this decision themselves. A common scenario would be a For Sale by Owner, or FSBO as we call them. It is up to the seller to determine […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[How Much is a Second Bathroom Worth?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1298 2019-01-04T17:33:35Z 2015-01-28T01:41:54Z We take a look at how appraisers use paired sales analysis to determine market value for one or two bathrooms in the Crestview neighborhood of Austin.

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[The Top Real Estate Scams — Don’t Fall for It]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1271 2019-01-04T17:35:45Z 2014-12-18T14:05:55Z Scams are everywhere. And let’s face it, it’s getting more and more difficult to tell what which real estate offers are legit and which ones are just out to scam you for your money. Even independent real estate appraisers in Austin have been nearly taken by some of these complex scams. The scams can get […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Do Enclosed Patios Add Living Area?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1266 2019-01-04T17:38:16Z 2014-12-02T16:24:46Z Can I count my enclosed patio in the square footage of my home? I have an enclose patio and was wondering if adding it to the total square footage of my home will make a difference in the real estate appraisal I get of my home. I am about to list my home for sale […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[How Do Appraisers Pick Comparables?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1227 2019-01-04T17:40:10Z 2014-10-07T01:01:34Z If you are out there in a free market to purchase or sell your house, you will likely hear the term “comps” or comparables used more than once. Comparables are usually a topic of great debate between real estate agents, appraisers, loan underwriters, buyers, and sellers throughout the buying and selling process. So… What Are […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[How Do Appraisers Measure Square Footage?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1221 2019-01-04T17:42:25Z 2014-09-25T23:57:12Z One might think that measuring the square footage of a house for an austin real estate appraisal is pretty simple and methodologically basic. Many of us think that measuring the square footage is all about taking out a measuring tape, perhaps dividing the building area into measurable square partitions, then measuring those partitions and finally […]

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