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Attention homeowners in Bear and New Castle County: Need an appraisal?

Check out the top seven reasons DE homeowners order from Amerappraise, LLC:

  1. Find the right listing price (whether they're selling the home on their own or using a real estate agent)
  2. Challenge New Castle county's assessment of your property
  3. Remove PMI to reduce their monthly mortgage payment
  4. Reinstate your Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. Review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. In the case of a DE divorce, when real estate needs to be divided
  7. Determine the true market value of real estate in question to settle an estate

Own a home in or near Bear, DE and need help determining the value of it?
Contact Amerappraise, LLC.

At Amerappraise, LLC, we understand the special needs of a homeowner after appraisal services. While our usual clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get an extra level of customer service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.

For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) / Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your home because you most likely have an emotional attachment to it. The professional appraisers at Amerappraise, LLC will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. A professional appraisal is a crucial negotiating tool once you have a likely buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your home will attract many interested buyers. It's something concrete to show your buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your property's value -- not just how much your house is worth. Interested buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be more likely to give credibility to an expert appraiser's value assessment than yours.

PMI Removal Appraisals

PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. An attractive way to cut expenses for homeowners is to get the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan amount is less than 80% of the value of your house. In most cases you can apply to the lender to have the PMI eliminated from your loan. Amerappraise, LLC is qualified in helping clients just like you do away with unnecessary PMI insurance.

Challenging property tax assessments

Lets say your house is not appreciating as much as other houses close by -- your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued. That means you are most likely paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the earlier you take care of a matter like this, the better off you'll be. Getting a professional appraisal from Amerappraise, LLC is your perfect weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.

HELOC recently frozen?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender might just choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is close to a declining area. Not only can this be difficult and inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint, but it can be harmful to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. Amerappraise, LLC can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Have you just been handed a copy of your appraisal and you would prefer to have a seasoned expert double-check it for precision or do you desire a second opinion without the charge and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? We can go out and check the subject and comps in a field review. If you're in a rush, we'll provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.

We can also provide you with a a retrospective review of any appraisal you may have in your possession. While usually requested by banks, you may need to take advantage of this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your house.