Need an appraisal in or Seminole County?
The top 7 reasons why homeowners call on :
Own a house in or near , and need help deciding the price of it?
We at understand the particular needs of a homeowner after appraisal services. While our typical clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get an extra level of customer service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.
Pre-listing Services/For Sale By Owner (FSBO)
It's very hard to be objective about your house because you probably have an emotional attachment to it. Professional appraisers, like the ones at , will be objective. We will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. A professional appraisal is a very important negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your property will attract many interested buyers. It's something tangible to show the buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's value -- not just how much you think your home is worth. Interested buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to a professional appraiser's value estimation than yours.
Need to remove PMI?
An attractive way to cut costs for homeowners is to get the PMI removed from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Once your mortgage loan is less than 80% of the value of your property, in most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. We're veterans in helping people just like you remove unwanted and unneeded PMI insurance.
Challenge a property tax assessment
If you live in a local area that is declining or is not appreciating as much as other homes close by, your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued. This means you are paying higher taxes than you should be paying. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the quicker you take care of a matter like this, the better off you'll be. Getting a professional appraisal from is your strongest weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.
Was your HELOC recently frozen?
If your home is in or near a declining area, your lender just might decide to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can this be disadvantageous from a cash flow point of view, and bad for your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. can help you reinstate your HELOC.
Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Have you just been handed a copy of your appraisal and you'd like to have a seasoned professional double-check it for verity or do you desire a second opinion without the added expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? offers field reviews where we go out and check the subject and comparables in question. Or, if you need it immediately, we can provide desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.
Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal report? can help with that too. While usually requested by banks, you may wish to make use of this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.