Items Tagged with 'Appraised value'

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Homeowners nearly hit the mark on estimating home prices

Now just 1% off from appraised values
Homeowners got a step closer when it comes to estimating their home’s value. In fact, they are now only 1% off from appraised values. Quicken Loans’ chief economist expressed his hope that with this information the only surprises this holiday season are the ones wrapped under the tree.
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Homeowners still overestimate what their home is actually worth

Appraised values continue to be lower than expected
As the appraised values drop lower than expected, home values continued to slowly climb in March. San Jose, Denver, San Francisco, Dallas and Houston were the highest in appraiser value, while in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago and Detroit values came in lower.
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Allstate Appraisal and Bradford Technologies launch valuation tool

Valuation Express targets valuations for HELOCs, seconds and REOs
"The market needs alternatives that provide the strength and accuracy of an appraiser-driven valuation but without the time and expense of a full appraisal,” said Steven Albert, president of Allstate Appraisal. “The Valuation Express report provides the right balance of quality and expertise of the local appraiser at the price points lenders require."
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Company Touts "No Influence" Appraisal Guarantee

It was only a matter of time, in our eyes, until an enterprising appraisal management company decided to warrant its appraisers' work as free from outside influence. That company? Indianapolis-based StreetLinks National Appraisal Services, which said Thursday that it would offer a "Certificate of Non-Influence," warranting the objectivity of real estate appraisals procured on behalf of its clients.
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