Category: Tips for Homebuyers
How Does Lot Size Impact Property Value?
Homeowners who have larger lots than other lots in their area want to know if the value of their home would be […]
Markets, Neighborhoods and Subdivisions Part I
The more we review appraisals, the more apparent it becomes that many appraisers in Houston are confusing the terms Market and Neighborhood. […]
Why it is So Hard to Become an Appraiser
I thought this email I received was very funny and spot on. Enjoy! To All My Valued Employees, There have been some […]
FHA Appraisal Requirements – What You Need to Know
FHA Appraisal Tips The following are excerpts from HUD Mortgagee Letter 2005-ML-48 regarding repair and inspection requirements. FHA Repair Requirements: Below are […]
Flood/Storm Damage – FEMA, Building Permits, 50% of Structure’s Market Value?
As many Greater Houston homeowners face the daunting task of rebuilding since the aftermath of Hurricane Ike they have found that building […]