Real estate appraisal services for homeowners in the city of Weston/Ft. Lauderdale and Broward County
Check out the top seven reasons FL homeowners need DANIEL I KANDEL:
Own a home in or near Weston/Ft. Lauderdale, FL and need help deciding the price of it?
We at DANIEL I KANDEL understand the individual needs of a consumer looking for appraisal services. While our usual business clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra 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/Pre-Listing Services
It's very hard to be objective about your own home because you most likely have an emotional attachment to it. The professional appraisers at DANIEL I KANDEL will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your property will attract buyers, a professional appraisal is very valuable as a negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer. It gives you something concrete to show the buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your home's value -- not just you saying how much you think your home is worth. Interested buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be far more likely to give credibility to a seasoned appraiser's value judgement than yours.
Need to remove PMI?
A preferred money saver for homeowners is to get the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". 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 your lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan. We're experts in helping customers just like you get rid of undesirable PMI insurance.
Challenge property tax assessments
Lets say you live in an area that is going down -- your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued. That means you're most likely paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the quicker you take care of things like this, the better. Getting an appraisal from DANIEL I KANDEL is your perfect weapon when challenging your property tax assessment.
Was your HELOC recently frozen?
Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender may choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your home is close to a declining area. This can this be inopportune from a cash flow viewpoint, and bad for your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. DANIEL I KANDEL can help you reinstate your home equity line of credit with efficient appraisal.
We Also Offer Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Have you just received a copy of your appraisal and you'd like to have a seasoned appraiser double-check it for verity or do you desire a second opinion without the cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? An appraiser from DANIEL I KANDEL can go out and check the subject and comparables in a field review. Or, if you need it ASAP, we can provide desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.
We can also provide a retrospective review of any appraisal report you may have had in the past. Even though this is usually requested by banks, you may need to exploit this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.