5 Reasons Why Your House Didn’t Appraise For What You Thought it Should! Excellent Article from my Appraiser Friend Tom Horn in Birmingham AL! Tom helps explain some of the myths in today’s housing markets. Although Tom is located in Birmingham AL, some of his points are valid. Baton Rouge may be in a better housing market environment though. I Love These 2:COST DOES NOT EQUAL VALUE!ANDYOUR NEIGHBOR DID NOT TELL YOU THE TRUTH! NO, Cost Does Not Equal Value. Installing Slab Granite Counters in a $300,000 subdivision makes a lot more sense to the market than installing it in Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Your Ascension Parish House Didn’t Appraise For What You Thought it Should
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding the difference between an appraisal and an assessment! Lea Miller has written an article I wanted to share locally: Understanding the difference between an appraisal and an assessment . Here are a few snippets (not the entire article) from her article below: “A real estate appraisal is an estimation of market value. Lenders usually require appraisals for homes on which they are asked to lend money in the form of a mortgage or home equity loan. Appraisals are performed by trained professionals who are licensed by the state in which they operate. Continue reading Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding difference between appraisals and tax assessments
http://www.gbrprelistingappraisals.com/ – Baton Rouge Homeowner Loses $15,000 By Not Getting Pre-Listing Appraisal Another Baton Rouge Homeowner Loses Money By Not Getting Appraisal. In June 2010, a Greater Baton Rouge homeowner is losing $15,000 in equity, selling FSBO or For Sale By Owner, by not getting a Pre-Listing Appraisal. No, this isn’t a distressed sale.