The importance of Baton Rouge Home Appraisals

The importance of Baton Rouge Home Appraisals

Appraisers In Baton Rouge LA
Appraisers In Baton Rouge LA

 

In the article referenced below, REALTOR®  Daniella Aitken recommends homeowners, home sellers and home buyers obtain a Home Appraisal and offers these reasons in quotes below. She makes a good point in that any Baton Rouge Home Appraiser you hire is a stranger and that you should do your homework before hiring them, if you have that choice instead of the lender selecting the Appraiser for your situation.  She also outlines what a Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Appraisal or Baton Rouge List Price Appraisal should contain.  If you have questions about Home Appraisals in Baton Rouge or within Greater Baton Rouge housing market (Western Livingston Parish, Northern Ascension Parish and West Baton Rouge), please don’t hesitate to contact me.  Bill Cobb, Greater Baton Rouge’s Home Appraiser 225-293-1500.

 

Realtors recommend that you as a homeowner have your equity evaluated once a year. Whether you are buying or selling a home, you have a vested interested in getting an accurate appraisal. Since this requires both the buyer and the seller to trust the expert opinion of a stranger, you want to choose wisely. This is especially true if you’re a buyer, because a home appraisal protects you from paying too much for a house simply because it was love at first sight. The appraisal cuts through the emotional aspect you feel as a buyer and lets you know the facts.

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A home appraisal report should consist of the following; an explanation of how the appraiser determined the value of the property, the size and condition of the house and other prominent fixtures, which includes a description of any improvements that have been made and the materials that were used. It includes statements concerning structural problems, like wet basements and cracked foundations, notes about the surround area such as new development, a market trend evaluation of the area that could affect the value, and a comparative market analysis to support the appraisal. The report should also includes maps, photographs and sketches.”

The importance of home appraisal – InsideHalton.com

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The importance of home appraisalInsideHalton.comWhether you are buying or selling a home, you have a vested interested in getting an accurate appraisal. Since this requires both the buyer and the seller to trust the expert opinion of a stranger, you …

 

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The Baton Rouge Residential Appraisal Blog is an information source provided by local Home Appraiser, Bill Cobb, and Accurate Valuations Group. Bill has 24 years experience as a Baton Rouge Residential Home Appraiser and updates his local network of sites weekly with reports, videos and audio reviews of local housing market conditions! 225-293-1500