One of the worst feelings a seller (and agent) can experience during a real estate transaction is the gut-punch delivered by a low appraisal. I have worked through this situation both as a realtor and homeowner, and I can attest that neither “side” has the easier task to get back on track after this setback.
I recently wrote an article outlining the benefits of a pre-listing home inspection. I firmly believe that the investment for an inspection is a solid decision, and writing that piece got me thinking about how I would advise clients regarding a pre-listing home appraisal. Typically, a home appraisal is conducted by the buyer’s lender during […]