Real estate appraisal services for homeowners
The top 7 reasons homeowners call on :
Do you own a home in or near the Philadelphia area? Do you need help deciding the value of your real estate?
We at understand the unique needs of a consumer seeking appraisal services. Our customary business clients understand the appraisal process and the customary "products" we deliver to them. As our non-traditionalclient, you can expect extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to more clearly understand what we do and how we document the results of our analysis.
For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services
Since you have an emotional attachment to your house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. The professional appraisers at will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. A professional appraisal is a very valuable negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract buyers. The appraisal is something tangible to show your buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your property's value -- not just you saying how much your house is worth. Interested buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be far more likely to give credibility to a qualified appraiser's value estimation than yours.
PMI Removal Appraisals
PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. A preferred way to cut expenses for homeowners is getting the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan is less than 80% of the value of your home. In most cases you can apply to the lender to have the PMI eliminated from your loan. is experts in helping customers just like you delete undesirable PMI insurance.
Challenging the county's assessment of your property
Let's say you live in an area that's declining -- your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued. This means you are going to pay higher taxes than you should be paying. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the faster you take care of things like this, the better off you'll be. An appraisal report from is your best weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.
Recently got a freeze your HELOC?
If your house is in a declining area, your lender may just make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can this be difficult and inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint, and unfavorable to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. can provide you with a professional appraisal that will help you reinstate your HELOC.
Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Would you like a second opinion without the charge and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? Or do you want a professional to double-check your appraisal for verity? We can go out and check the subject and comparables in question in a field review. Or, if you're in a hurry, we can provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.
Need a retrospective review of an appraisal report? We can help with that too. While typically requested by banks, you may need to exploit this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.