Attention homeowners: Real estate appraisal services for in Weston/Ft. Lauderdale and Broward County
The top seven reasons why FL homeowners use DANIEL I KANDEL:
Do you own a house in or near Weston/Ft. Lauderdale? Do you need help determining the value of your real estate?
We at DANIEL I KANDEL understand the individual needs of a customer in need of appraisal services. While our typical clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra 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
Since you have an emotional attachment to your home, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Our professional appraisers at DANIEL I KANDEL are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we'll tell you what you need to know. In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your property will attract many interested buyers, a professional appraisal is a very valuable negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer. It gives you something tangible to show the buyer. The appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your home's price, not just you saying how much your home is worth. Interested buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be much more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value report than yours.
PMI Removal Appraisals
PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. A fashionable way to cut expenses for homeowners is getting the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. 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 removed from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. At DANIEL I KANDEL, we're experienced in helping folks just like you get rid of unwanted PMI insurance.
Challenge Broward county's assessment of your property
Lets say your home is not appreciating as much as other properties nearby -- your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued. This only means you're going to pay higher taxes than you should be paying. The faster you take care of things like this, the better, since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period. A professional appraisal from DANIEL I KANDEL is your #1 weapon when challenging your property tax assessment.
Recently got a freeze your HELOC?
Your lender might just decide to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is near a declining area -- even if your specific property has not declined in value. Not only can this be inconvenient from a cash flow point of view, but it can be detrimental to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. A professional appraisal from DANIEL I KANDEL can help you reinstate your HELOC.
We Provide Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Have you just been handed a copy of your appraisal and you'd prefer to have a veteran appraiser double-check it for accuracy or do you need a second opinion without the expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? In a field review we'll go out and check the subject and comps in question. Or, if you're in a hurry, we can 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 a retrospective review of any appraisal you may have had in the past. While usually requested by banks, you may want to employ this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your house.