Ordering an appraisal from Finden Appraisals Ltd.To many, an appraisal just looks like one more thing on the settlement sheet for a mortgage or refinance. Almost all lenders still call in a local expert because the stakes are incredibly high, even though there are an increasing number of automated home valuation processes that may appear to be more economical than an appraisal. You might believe that securing a mortgage is the only reason to acquire an appraisal, but there are other cases when the services of a licensed, independent real estate professional could be helpful.
Settling a divorce with less stressA divorce is often complicated by the troublesome decision of who gets the property, and it can be an especially traumatic event for both parties. Regardless of the situation, it's prudent to get an appraisal from Finden Appraisals Ltd. so both parties are fully aware of the true market value of their house.
If the parties need to sell the home, they'll have a better idea of what price to set. And on the flip side, if a "buyout" is the chosen option, both parties will feel like they've received a fair evaluation.
Accurate and fair estate liquidationThe loss of a loved one is a painful time in life, and settling an estate from a death, or probate, often entails an appraisal to establish Market Value for the real estate involved. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, ensuring the utmost degree of discretion.
Unlike wealthy individuals, most Canadians don't have dedicated estate planners or executors to handle these matters. A home or other property often makes up an uneven share of the total estate value, so knowing the true value of the real estate at hand is of essential importance to ensuring disputing parties leave knowing they've gotten a fair deal.
Finden Appraisals Ltd. can assist you in relocating to or from Prince George.
Moving due to a job change is a real pain, and we understand. We take great care in setting up an accommodating appointment time for the appraisal inspection. We encourage relocating employees to provide remarks on the positive characteristics of their property, as well as information regarding any recent sales or listings in their neighborhood that they want considered during our intensive process.
Don't sell out short or keep your home on the market too long.A professional appraisal will help you make a better educated decision regarding your selling price, whether you decide to sell your home on your own or with the help of a real estate agent. An appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for, which is different than the interest of real estate agents. Our fees are based on our efforts to complete the appraisal report and and aren't related to the sales price.