Real Estate Appraisals Austin Local Austin Texas Property Appraisers 2017-10-09T16:40:09Z https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Renovate or Remodel: What’s the Difference?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1716 2016-11-27T03:42:36Z 2016-11-27T03:42:28Z Many times when buyers purchase older homes they will consider doing some remodeling or some renovating. That said, some people haven’t a clue what the difference is, so let’s take a look. When you renovate a home, you are upgrading some areas but not making complete changes. Possibly replacements of faucets, adding newer, more attractive […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[4 Major Factors that Affect a Home’s Resale Value]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1624 2016-11-12T23:40:48Z 2016-10-14T19:05:30Z   If your home is on the market for sale, you will understand how tough it is during this period to make a sale. Ever since the result of the EU referendum in June, the US property market has been erratic. While many lending institutions may have reduced their mortgage rates to balance the effect, […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[How Do Appraisers Handle Additions With No Permits?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1600 2016-06-19T03:19:47Z 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 as the appraiser.  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 2016-03-13T20:14:51Z 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. There are older […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Questions an Appraiser Cannot Answer]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1539 2015-12-29T03:17:43Z 2015-12-29T03:17:28Z If you have ever had your home appraised, you have probably had a million questions for the appraiser. Most of us will not ask so many questions that we become obnoxious, but ask we will. There are questions the appraiser will be happy to answer, such as what an appraiser looks for during an inspection […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[Why Tax Values Cannot Be Relied Upon]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1536 2015-12-11T18:35:44Z 2015-12-11T18:35:44Z I have just a short entry for the blog today, but I want to discuss county tax appraisal values. Many people are under the impression that the value the county appraisal district assigns to your property is “true market value”. Generally speaking, this is not the case. The appraisal districts are only concerned with determining […]

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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[I Have a Realtor, Why Get an Appraisal?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1493 2015-11-05T20:53:18Z 2015-10-28T17:31:53Z 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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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[What Information May a Realtor Give To Appraisers]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1485 2015-10-11T17:31:48Z 2015-10-11T16:26:37Z 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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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[What Is Comparable Bracketing and How Do Appraisers Use It]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1479 2015-08-28T03:18:46Z 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 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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Property Appraiser <![CDATA[What Can You Do If You Have Issues With Your Appraisal?]]> https://www.realestateappraisalsaustin.com/?p=1448 2015-06-11T17:19:12Z 2015-06-09T03:11:15Z It seems a day doesn't go by that don't we receive a phone call about a "bad appraisal" that someone has been given by their bank. People want to know what they can do to fight low appraisals when dealing with a lender and the truth is - there isn't much that can be done. There are a few things you can look for though that may call into question the appraiser's work.

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