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Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Cash Sale Home Appraisals Explained

Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Cash Sale Appraisals Explained Video

Pre-Purchase Home Appraisals For Cash Sale In Baton Rouge Explained This involves the homebuyer paying cash and obtaining a pre purchase home appraisal, pre-purchase home appraisal or cash sale home appraisal to determine if they’re paying a fair price and if the physical information presented by REALTOR is correct or not. Physical information can be […]

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Does one-mile radius of comps in appraisals still apply

Does one-mile radius of comps in appraisals still apply in 2016? Sourced through Scoop.it from: activerain.com Does one-mile radius of comps in appraisals still apply in 2016?  ANSWER: I would strongly recommend watching Fannie Mae’s CU video on comp selection.  I’ve attempted to provide actual Fannie Mae references to help answer this concern.  http://activerain.com/blogsview/4811305/does-one-mile-radius-of-comps-in-appraisals-still-apply-in-2016-

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Baton Rouge Appraiser Responds: Subjective Views can kill a home sale

Recently, the Washington Post and Ken Harney published, “Appraiser’s subjective view can kill a deal despite accord by buyer and seller”, see link at bottom.  In this article, it talks about recent studies of adjustments to comparable sales used in appraisals and categorizes adjustments into two camps: objective and subjective. Dictionary definitions tend to lump […]

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10 things appraisers are now being asked to do for FHA appraisals

Provide Legal Documents: An appraiser should have a preliminary title report and TDS for a FHA appraisal since FHA says the mortgagee MUST provide Sourced through Scoop.it from: sacramentoappraisalblog.com 10 things Appraisers are now being asked to do for FHA appraisals 1.) The Appraiser MUST… 2.) Observation vs. Inspection: The appraisal “inspection” is now called […]

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What is the FHA rule for electrical outlets?

What is the FHA rule for electrical outlets? Sourced through Scoop.it from: birminghamappraisalblog.com What is the FHA rule for electrical outlets? by my Appraiser Friend Tom Horn, SRA in Birmingham AL.  What is the FHA rule for electrical outlets? FHA appraisals vary from conventional appraisals on various things related to the safety, soundness and security […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Appraisals Include Home Sketch Room Sizes

Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals Include Home Sketch With Room Sizes. Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals The room sizes are important to local REALTORS® because MLS sheets require room sizes to be listed. Bill Cobb providing room sizes on his pre-lisitng sketches helps your home be listed faster, if your home is being […]

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Does an “allowance” in a Baton Rouge purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?

I recently received this question from a local Greater Baton Rouge REALTOR®: “Does an “allowance” in a purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?” Good question. Allowances indicate dated co… Source: www.homeappraisalsbatonrouge.com Does an “allowance” in a Baton Rouge purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?  Allowances indicate dated cosmetic condition to a […]

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Baton Rouge Listing Price Home Appraisal Articles

Above is a listing of ALL of the Baton Rouge Listing Price Home Appraisals or Baton Rouge List Price Home Appraisals or Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals Articles Bill Cobb Appraiser has written for this site. For more Videos and other Baton Rouge Pre Listing Home Appraiser’s resources, visit Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals Dot Com

Can Baton Rouge Home Buyers Receive Copy of Appraisal Report

Can Baton Rouge Home Refinancers Receive A Copy of Appraisal Report Can I Review Home Appraisal Prior To Closing? W… Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Can Baton Rouge Home Buyers Receive Copy of Appraisal Report    Can Baton Rouge Home Buyers Receive Copy of Appraisal Report Can I Review Home Appraisal Prior To Closing? […]

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Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish the report?

You had an appraiser come out to your property last week and the appraisal is still not complete. It’s been 10 days!! What is going on? Here are some reasons why the appraisal might be taking so lo… Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Question Answered: Do I have to repair it now, or can I wait until the loan closes?

“I was speaking with a real estate agent friend recently about FHA appraisals and specifically about items that needed repair. Several years ago HUD…” via Tom Horn, SRA, Birmingham AL Appraisal Blog Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Question Answered: Do I have to repair it now, or can I […]

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How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal

Resource Tips On How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal  2010 Dodd-Frank Financial Rules require lenders to provide a copy of a home appraisal to borrowers 3 days prior to a closing.  As a local Baton Rouge Home Appraiser of 21 years and occasional reviewer of other local  home appraisals, I can […]

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Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: Antioch Villa Market Statistics 2012

Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: Antioch Villa Market Statistics 2012  Antioch Villa Development Antioch Villa was approved by East Baton Rouge Parish Planning and Zoning Commission April 16, 1973 and developed in mid 1970s. 2012 Antioch Villa Housing Market Statistics: 10 sales from $74,000 to $134,000, Median Sales Price $102,450, Average Sold Price $75/sf, Average Listing […]

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Why Won’t the Baton Rouge Home Appraiser Talk to Me?

Why Won’t the Baton Rouge Home Appraiser Talk to Me? QUESTION: WHEN CAN YOU TALK TO THE APPRAISER DURING THE HOME APPRAISAL PROCESS? My Appraiser Friends in Austin TX, Orlando Masis and Alison Nicklin Shuman, with Austin TX Appraisal IQ, posted a new video today entitled, “Why Won’t the Appraiser Talk to Me?“, see their […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Report On East Baton Rouge 2012 Home Sales

Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Report On East Baton Rouge 2012 Home Sales   Inman News is reporting U.S. Existing-home sales near 5-year high on January 22, 2013 While EBRP Home Sales were better than 2009, 2010 and 2011, East Baton Rouge Parish home sales in 2012 WERE NOT above the 5 year high in 2008!  […]

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Divorcing Baton Rouge Women: Forbes Tips On Real Estate Settlement and Appraisals

Divorcing Baton Rouge Women: Forbes Tips On Real Estate Settlement and Appraisals Baton Rouge Divorce Home Appraiser Commentary: On my street in 2012, there were 3 married couples that separated, 1 already divorced and 2 others are seeking a divorce.  It seems divorce is on the rise.  Over the 21 years that I’ve been a […]

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High Point Subdivision Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Statistics

High Point Subdivision Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Statistics Baton Rouge Housing Market Statistics completed by Bill Cobb Appraiser and High Point Home Appraisals Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, population 228,000 (Greater Baton Rouge Area comprising 804,000 residents). Since mid 1990s, Greater Baton Rouge experienced rapid residential and commercial development. High Point location is convenient to local schools, employment […]

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Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge: 4 Reasons NOT To Order Drive-By Appraisal

Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge: 4 Reasons NOT To Order Drive-By Appraisal The Wall Street Journal recently said, “In a divorce, there’s one person who is almost as important as the lawyers: the real-estate appraiser.”  And, generally in a divorce, the home is often one of the biggest assets being divided. In a Baton Rouge Divorce, […]

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Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge

Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge   It’s not a situation where a Drive-By Appraisal can be performed accurately because there was a large addition completed that may or may not technically be living area. It looks like the wife is going to have to request the Sheriff’s Office accompany me and her and her Attorney […]

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