A Simple Way for Homeowners to Improve the Appraisal Process.
You are probably often asked by your clients what homeowners can do to improve the appraisal process. According U.S. News Money, the answer is “nothing, once it starts.” The article focuses what actions homeowners should take before the appraiser arrives to help move things along. Simple steps like mowing and landscaping the lawn, cleaning the house and opening blinds help present a home in its best possible light. Homeowners should also make a list of all repairs and improvements for their agent to give to the appraiser when he or she arrives at the home. The more information, the better, the article advises, and we definitely agree. Knowing specifics about the home can really assist appraisers with the appraisal process. To read the article in its entirety, click here.