What can you expect from Fidelity Appraisal as your appraiser:
A home purchase is the largest, single investment most people will ever make. Whether it's a primary residence, a second vacation home or an investment, the purchase of real property is a complex financial transaction that requires multiple parties to pull it all off.
At the inspection:
During the inspection, your appraiser will typically inspect your property by walking through and around the it, photograph the property inside and out, and measure the buildings. Be prepared to answer questions about your property. Common questions include: recent updates, recent repairs and other modification made to the property. The more information the appraiser has about your property, the more accurate his appraisal will be.
In your report:
Your properties features, along with current market conditions, generally dictate the value of your property. In your report you will find our analysis of the valuation factors affecting your property. This includes local area market conditions, your property's key features, our anaylsis of comparable properties in your area, and the results of the valuation approaches applied to your property. Valuation approaches can include sales comparison analysis, building cost analysis and income/case flow analysis.
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