If you think you need an appraisal, we have a contact form below where you can request more information.

Some of the instances where you may require an appraisal on your home would be:

1) Appealing Tax Assessments
2) Settling an Estate
3) For the IRS
4) Divorce – Division of Assets
5) Refinancing Your Existing Home
6) To determine market value before you sell your house

When We Can’t Do An Appraisal

We are unable to provide an appraisal report for lending purposes. That means if you are purchasing a home or refinancing your home, you will have to use the appraiser provided by your lender. Most likely, the lender will insist on picking their own appraiser. Be sure to find this out ahead of time before paying for an appraisal you can’t use.

The Appraiser

Christie has been a Certified Appraiser for 20 years. After thousands of appraisals completed in Southern California, she has a vast knowledge of all types of properties. The main areas she covers include the Inland Empire, South Orange County, and North San Diego County. Specific cities with a great deal of experience include ( Corona, Riverside,, Moreno Valley, Perris, Menifee, Fallbrook, Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Murrieta and San Jacinto)

Types of appraisals Christie will complete include standard and complex residential Single Family Homes up to 1-4 Units, mobile homes, land, drive-by appraisals, restricted appraisals, and desktop appraisals.

Cost

There are so many different variables and purposes for an appraisal, depending on the scope of work. Generally, they will run between $300 to $700. Feel free to contact Christie, as she would be happy to give you a cost that would fulfill your specific needs.

Selling Your Home??

When selling your home, an appraisal truly can be the ace up your sleeve. As you know, when selling a home, you’re talking about thousands of dollars, and for most people, it’s their most significant asset. If the list price is too low (by even $5,000), that’s less in your pocket in the end. If you list too high, the probability of your house sitting on the market for a lengthy number of days could cost you in the end.

An appraisal will give you market value for your home with supported comparables, along with a market analysis of the trend in your neighborhood. An Appraisal will also help once an offer is received on your house. When the buyer’s appraiser comes out during the escrow process, you can hand them the appraisal to show evidence of how you came up with the sale price.

Hopefully, this helps if you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will help you determine whether or not you even need an appraisal and give you a great deal of insight into the process.

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