Can I challenge my appraisal?
If you’re aware of a recent sale that your appraiser neglected to include, notify your lender. You can challenge an appraisal that uses outdated records or non-comparable properties, and ask for a higher valuation. An experienced real estate agent can help you find more recent or appropriate comparable sales.
How do you challenge an unfair appraisal?
- How to Dispute a Low Home Appraisal.
- Request a Copy of the Appraisal Report.
- Check Every Detail of the Appraisal.
- Contact Your Lender and Request a Value Appeal.
- Provide Updated Comps.
- Make Sure There Are No Missing Permits.
- Point Out Upgrades and Improvements to the Appraiser.
- Have Your Sales Agent Meet With the Appraiser.
How do you challenge a high appraisal?
Contact the appraiser. Give her a call to go over the appraisal and ask for the information she relied on to reach the proposed appraisal value. Find out whether the “comparable” sales are accurate, complete and timely. If not, ask that the appraiser to consult a better data set and adjust the value as she may see fit.
How long does it take to challenge an appraisal?
On average, the entire process should take less than two business days. The team monitors the revision request sent to the appraiser and updates the client through every step of the process. There are many factors to consider when submitting a Reconsideration of Value request, which can be overwhelming.
Is it worth getting a second appraisal?
When considering second appraisals for mortgage transactions, there are generally only four acceptable reasons why you can get a second appraisal: There is a reasonable basis to believe the original appraisal is flawed or tainted. The original appraisal is dated/too old. A second appraisal is required by law.
Why is my appraisal so low?
Home appraisals are conducted by a professional appraiser to give an estimate of the market value of a house or property. In some instances, home appraisals can come in low because values have been declining in the neighborhood, improvements need to be made to the dwelling or the buyer has simply offered too much.