Home Appraisal Fees

Home Appraisal Definition

When you take out a mortgage the appraisal is part of the package sent to underwriting at your lender. It doesn’t matter if the mortgage is to purchase your home or to refinance, you must have a recent appraisal in order for the lender to approve your home loan. Your home’s appraisal is an estimate […]

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How to Save on Home Appraisal Fees

When refinancing your mortgage or borrowing against the equity in your home, the lender may require a recent home appraisal before approving your loan. Full blown appraisals typically run in the neighborhood of $300; however, there are ways to save money on your appraisal. There are four varieties of appraisals you should be aware of. […]

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