Nobody wants something bad to happen to their home or other property, but bad things happen. That's why insurance is so important. It protects us against the liabilities of life. However, it's not always a perfect process to prove a claim that you may have. This is why insurance appraisals are so important. Appraisers help the insurance company and the insured get the correct value for a claim against a loss.
25 June 2020
Do you need to get a home appraisal performed soon, but are wondering what factors will influence the final value? If so, know about the following 5 things that will make a difference. Construction Materials One thing an appraiser is going to look at is the construction materials that make up the home. They will consider everything, from the exterior of the home being made from brick or vinyl siding, all the way to if the interior walls are made with drywall or plaster.
18 March 2020
One of the biggest points of stress that home sellers face is their real estate appraisal after an offer has been accepted and the deal is going into escrow. It doesn't matter how much a buyer is willing to pay for a home -- a large majority of buyers purchase homes with a mortgage loan, and no lender is going to give a buyer a loan for more than a home is actually worth in the current real estate market.
2 November 2019
Personal property is considered different from real property, in that it is movable and must be treated differently for insurance appraisals. When you will be having your personal property appraised, to make sure that the process goes as smoothly as possible, it's helpful to know exactly what to expect from the process. Determining What is Tangible Personal Property Personal property for a business involves tangible assets. For example, a copyright is considered intangible and would not be taxed.
20 June 2019
Experiencing the loss of a parent can be devastating, but this event might also result in you having to take action to complete certain things. If, for example, your parent leaves you his or her home, you may need to do something with the house within the next few months. After all, it's never a good idea to let a house sit vacant for too long. If you are in this position and need to get rid of the house, you may want to hire a company that offers auctioneer services.
20 June 2018
If you are thinking about getting into real estate, you can't go wrong by looking into commercial investment properties. No matter what area you live in, it's worth your time and effort to look into a commercial real estate acquisition that will round out your portfolio soundly. To this end, read below and think about how you can put these tips to use and grow your assets. Set a solid foundation for understanding commercial real estate investing
21 March 2018
The roof of your home protects you from water and leaks, but when it is damaged, the problems can get worse. Severe damage and leaks that go unrepaired cause costly water damage. When you are doing repairs to your home, you will want to make insurance claims for the repairs and restoration that will be needed. Here are some of the roof damage and wear problems that will require making and insurance claim to have restorations done:
19 December 2017
If you are getting ready to have your silver appraised, you will want to make sure that it is in good condition so that your appraisal can go as well as possible. This includes washing, cleaning and polishing your silver. Much of this maintenance must be performed for as long as you own your piece of silver. Everyday Care Your silver should always be washed immediately after being used. Only use water and a mild detergent.
29 November 2017