Do appraisals take into account home renovations? To what extent?

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There are always pros and cons with any home renovation. The biggest pro is that your home always looks way better, and the biggest con is that it always costs too much money. Renovation pros and cons also apply when it comes to home appraisals. Renovations give your home the added value, but never as … Read more

The Home Appraisal Checklist Form [Digital and Printable]

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I’m often asked by homeowners if there is anything they need to do to prepare for the home inspection. I usually inform them to clean up a little and gather any information they have on the property. However, if you want to get the most value out of your home, I created a home appraisal … Read more

Ready to Buy in Orange County? These Are the Cities You Can Afford

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Some of the first concerns that come to mind when looking for a new home are the budget and how far that budget will go. Since you’re most likely not a billionaire, knowing what cities you can afford is important. To celebrate the New Year and the launch of our real estate appraisal business, we … Read more