Revisiting To Inspect or Not to Inspect with Jordan Petkovski

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the heated debate from Valuation Expo, “To Inspect or not to Inspect” where we discuss both sides to the new bifurcated appraisal. The post Revisiting To Inspect or Not to Inspect with Jordan Petkovski appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Revisiting To Inspect or Not to Inspect with Jordan Petkovski

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the heated debate from Valuation Expo, “To Inspect or not to Inspect” where we discuss both sides to the new bifurcated appraisal. The post Revisiting To Inspect or Not to Inspect with Jordan Petkovski appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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The home inspection process: Should you skip it?

Housing Wire

People often confuse the home appraisal with the home inspection. Inspections, on the other hand, are designed to assess the condition of the home, and they’re 100% optional for the buyer. Are you considering skipping the home inspection?

Appraisal Inspection Vs. Home Inspection: Your Role as an Appraiser

Appraisal Buzz

Appraisers often balk at assignments that require a more detailed inspection of the subject property (e.g., ” Do you believe you are acting as a home inspector when you complete a property inspection as part of an FHA assignment?

Incenter Announces RemoteVal Inspection Technology

Appraisal Buzz

The post Incenter Announces RemoteVal Inspection Technology appeared first on DSNews. The post Incenter Announces RemoteVal Inspection Technology appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Incenter Appraisal Management’s RemoteVal solution keeps appraisers in full control of the inspection

Housing Wire

Incenter Appraisal Management’s RemoteVal technology allows appraisers to cut out all physical travel and get more inspections done, in turn generating more orders per day that they can complete.

That Little Question of Forbearance Inspections

Appraisal Buzz

The post That Little Question of Forbearance Inspections appeared first on DSNews. The post That Little Question of Forbearance Inspections appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

HUD resumes inspections of public housing units amid COVID-19 pandemic

Housing Wire

The Department of Housing and Urban Development said it was resuming in-person inspections of public housing units, though families concerned about the spread of COVID-19 can decline to have a HUD worker in their home.

Appraising New Construction: Guidance for Follow-Up Inspections

Appraisal Buzz

Not only will you conduct an extensive lot inspection before construction starts, but you may also need to visit the property during construction—to assess progress and detail. The post Appraising New Construction: Guidance for Follow-Up Inspections appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Unwrapping what to expect in your home inspection, appraisal and closing

Housing Wire

What’s the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal? Before you get overwhelmed, take comfort that critical milestones of home inspection, appraisal and closing processes are all great ways to get more acquainted with your prospective new home. Home Inspection.

5 Tips to Prepare for a Luxury Home Inspection

Appraisal Buzz

Appraising a luxury home can be stressful, so preparation is important before commencing with a luxury home inspection. Carefully research the subject property prior to the appraisal inspection , keeping the following in mind: Online mapping (aerial, satellite, GIS).

Incenter’s virtual appraisal solution brings “arms-length” photos back to the remote inspection process

Housing Wire

To help mitigate these pain points, Incenter Appraisal Management is offering remote BPO and remote inspection capabilities paired with AVMs. Incenter’s Remote BPO and remote Inspections don’t require homeowners to download mobile applications and take pictures on their own.

7 Tips: Negotiating Repairs After a Home Inspection

Raleigh Realty

Negotiating Repairs After a Home Inspection What fixes are mandatory after a home inspection? One of those steps is the home inspection and with the home inspection, major issues can arise. Here are 7 tips that will help you negotiate repairs after your home inspection 1.

Removing the Definition of Personal Inspection

Appraisers Blog

Why is the ASB proposing to remove the definition of Personal Inspection? As of 2023, if the ASB gets its way in a few weeks, the word “inspection” or “personal inspection” will no longer be defined in USPAP.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals, Part 1:  The Final Inspection

Riverfront Appraisals

Well – not really the end, but one of the last parts of some appraisals – namely the final inspection. We’ll briefly look at what a final inspection […]. Hey friends! Welcome to the very first post in our all-new series The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals.

Home Inspections vs Home Appraisals

D Fritz Appraisals

What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and a Home Appraisal? If you’re in the market for a new home, the terms “home appraisal” and “home inspection” are more than likely to come up at some point as you zero in on a property you want to buy. What Is a Home Inspection?

Why Buyers Shouldn't Waive Inspection Contingencies

Eppraisal

Some are waiving appraisals and others are even offering to waive inspection contingencies. Inspection Contingencies Defined When buyers and sellers agree on all the terms of a real estate contract, it is signed and delivered to all parties.

Septic Inspection: What Property Buyers Should Know

Mashvisor

Investors need to hire an inspector to conduct a general house inspection before purchasing an income property. This usually involves looking at the house’s structure as well as looking for… Buying Investment Property Investor Blogs Home Inspection

There Is No Pass Or Fail With Home Inspections

Lamacchia Realty

THERE IS NO PASS OR FAIL WITH HOME INSPECTIONS. A home inspection is an important part in the home buying process, however a common misconception is that it is a pass or fail type of inspection. What is a Home Inspection?

What to do if a Buyer Requests Repairs After Inspection

Lamacchia Realty

WHAT TO DO IF A BUYER REQUESTS REPAIRS AFTER INSPECTION. A common issue that many sellers are not prepared to deal with is a buyer requesting repairs after the inspection. Before someone purchases a home, a home inspection is typically done.

When Money Makes Itself

The Appraiser Coach

Idaho is a gorgeous state! I live in the backyard of the Teton Mountain Range and Yellowstone National Park, and I love going to the hills. Hiking through groves of. Read More.

The Many Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Waive a Home Inspection

AmeriMac

The home inspection is a standard step in most home buying processes, but some homebuyers are tempted to forgo inspections in the current real estate climate. When you make an offer on a house, here are some of the many reasons why you shouldn’t waive a home inspection.

Foundation Inspection: What Investors Should Know

Mashvisor

Because everything else is built on top of the foundation, any problems might become a huge and expensive… Buying Investment Property Investor Blogs Home InspectionOne of the most important components of a home is its foundation.

Veteran appraiser discuss income approaches, inspections

Valuation Review

Valuation Review spoke with state certified general appraiser Karen Mann of California-based Mann & Associates. Mann began the conversation with one of the least common approaches in appraising homes--the income approach. Read on for more from this veteran appraiser

Aspen Appraisal Inspects the Haunted Forest

Aspen Appraisal Group

Does he complete his inspection? The post Aspen Appraisal Inspects the Haunted Forest appeared first on Utah's Best Appraiser. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to do a land appraisal on a haunted forest?

Preparing Your Borrower for the Appraisal Inspection – Virtual or On-Site

Genworth MI Blog

The appraisal inspection is typically where such interactions occur, and this can be a stressful experience for the borrower. To relieve some of the stress, savvy loan officers educate their borrowers on what to expect from an appraisal inspection and how to prepare.

Electrical Inspection When Buying a House: What Investors Should Know

Mashvisor

An electrical inspection is one of the most critical steps towards buying an investment property. The inspection gives you a chance to ensure that the home complies with the National… Buying Investment Property Investor Blogs Home Inspection

What Is The Difference Between An Appraisal & A Home Inspection?

AmeriMac

Before your mortgage loan is approved, you usually need to go through an appraisal and a home inspection. An appraisal tells you the market value of your property — while a home inspection tells you what might need to be repaired or replaced. What Is a Home Inspection?

Common Florida Home Inspection Findings

Lamacchia Realty

HOME INSPECTION FINDINGS. So, keep on reading to see some of the most common Florida home inspection findings that you should keep your eyes on, especially if you are going on a home hunt without a home inspector. COMMON FLORIDA.

The 2021 Rental Property Inspection Checklist

Mashvisor

This is why a landlord inspection is important. You want… Investor Blogs Property Management Home Inspection property management Rental ManagementAs a landlord, you know how much work it takes to keep your rental investment profitable and in tip-top condition.

Does the exterior of a townhouse need to be inspected?

San Jose Real Estate

Does the exterior of a townhouse need to be inspected? Buying Tips Inspections Selling Tips inspections townhome townhouse

Home Appraisal vs. Home Inspection

CP Home Appraisals

Isn’t a home inspection similar to a home appraisal? Not at all – an appraisal differs from a house inspection. Although the home appraiser will complete a rudimentary inspection of the subject property, it will be nowhere near as thorough as what a property inspector does.

Saving Photos as an Appraiser

The Appraiser Coach

I probably take about 20-25 per house that I inspect. It is no secret that we as appraisers take a lot of photos. Then there are all the comp photos. Read More.

A Buyer’s Guide to Home Inspections

REX Real Estate

… Buying a Home buy a home home inspectionYou’ve finally put an offer down on your dream home, and it was accepted!…

When Doing a Job Right Doesn’t Mean Doing it Yourself

The Appraiser Coach

One Saturday morning, I found myself in front of the computer, punching numbers. While I was sitting there, staring at my screen, willing this task to end, I had a. Read More.

House Inspection Cost in 2021: How Much Will You Pay?

Mashvisor

To enhance your chances of success, it is very important to… Buying Investment Property Investor Blogs Home InspectionBuying investment property involves spending your hard-earned money in the hope of making a good return in the future.

Caution Where Needed

The Appraiser Coach

Toward the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, I heard a lot of people who said something like, “Dustin, I think that there’s going to be a lot more flexibility because. Read More.

Procedure Manuals: Tips For Success

The Appraiser Coach

Let’s talk about your procedure manual. What procedure manual, you ask? Well, the one you should have (if you don’t). Even if you’re the only person working in your office, Read More.

ProxyPics, FoxyAI partner to accelerate hybrids, home inspections

Valuation Review

FoxyAI, a B2B PropTech leader in real estate visualization and property intelligence, announced its partnership with ProxyPics. The latter company is an on-demand photography system that provides location-specific real estate media and data from its network of over 65,000 gig economy workers

Get Non-Lender Work with Video

The Appraiser Coach

As a coach, I’m teaching appraisers on a constant basis. A lot of them are interested in doing non-lender work but they aren’t sure how to attract that work. Really, Read More.