Author Archives: David Black

Tips to Hiring a Qualified Appraiser

How do you hire an appraiser for your rental property? I’m going to tell you how to hire an appraiser. No doubt you’ve probably had an appraisal come in that seemed way off or just had you scratching your head about it. I know I have. I recently went through this with an appraiser that […]

Think you’re ready to buy your first house?

Pros and Cons This is for those first time home buyers. Here are the pros and cons to weigh to know when you’re ready to buy your first house. You’ll know it’s the right time. Some things to consider, you wouldn’t even be reading this article unless you knew the benefits of owning a home. […]

Difference Between an Appraiser and an Inspector

Today we’re going to talk about appraisers and inspectors and what’s the difference. What an Appraiser do So an appraiser is actually somebody who comes out and does an evaluation of the property based off of the comparables that have sold recently close to you. So what does that look like, well an appraisal should […]

How is a Home Appraisal Generated?

I’m a loan officer and today’s topic is understanding the home appraisal process. So what is an appraisal and why is it needed in lending? So an appraisal is performed to determine the value of the current market value of your home. These are done so the bank or mortgage company feel comfortable that they […]