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Getting an Accurate Property Appraisal is Easy if You Use a Reputable Appraisal Company

Friday, August 21st, 2015

I was thinking of selling an empty lot my dad owned. I have been paying the minimal taxes on it for years now. I mow the grass and keep it clear of clutter. I got an offer to buy it from a local resident. He said he would have it appraised. The amount it was appraised for was very low, but I had an official document from the appraiser. Well, it turns out that the appraiser is a friend of that person. Instead, I hired a reputable Sacramento appraisal service to look at the property. They were convinced that the location made it worth three times that of the other appraisal. That is a huge difference!

Depending on who you hire to do a property appraisal, you may get different amounts for value of a property. Mine was just an empty lot. Imagine people selling homes! This is why I insisted on using a reputable company to do the property appraisal. (more…)