Every year, countless people in the United States buy, sell or refinance their homes.
Most, if not all, of these transactions include a simple line item for an appraisal.
It has become an understood and accepted part of a real estate transaction.
"Let's bring in the expert and make sure we're not spending to much for this property."
But is this the only reason to get an appraisal? Are there other times when the services
of a certified, licensed, independent real estate professional might come in handy? You bet.