Need an appraisal in Plantation or Broward County?
Here are the top seven reasons FL homeowners hire Atlantic Coast Appraisal:
Do you own a home in or near Plantation? Do you need help determining the value of your real estate?
At Atlantic Coast Appraisal, we understand the special needs of a homeowner seeking appraisal services. Our business practices and reporting formats are familiar to our business clients like lenders, lawyers, and CPAs. Being a consumer that ordinarily doesn't see an appraisal on a regular basis,you can expect extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to better understand what we do and how we present the results of our analysis.
For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) / Pre-Listing Services
Since you have an emotional attachment to your own house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. The professional appraisers at Atlantic Coast Appraisal 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 many interested buyers, a professional appraisal is a very valuable negotiating tool once you have a potential buyer. It gives you something tangible to show the buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your home's value, and not just you saying how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be far more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value conclusion than yours.
PMI Removal Appraisals
PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. A fashionable money saver for homeowners is to get the PMI eliminated 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 home, in most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. We are qualified in helping consumers just like you rid themselves of unwanted PMI insurance.
Challenge Broward county's assessment of your property
Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if your house is not appreciating as much as other houses nearby. That only means you're paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the earlier you take care of a matter like this, the better. When contesting your property tax assessment, getting an appraisal report from Atlantic Coast Appraisal is your perfect weapon.
Recently got a freeze your HELOC?
If your home is close to a declining area, your lender just might make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be be negative on your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also difficult and inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint. Atlantic Coast Appraisal can help you reinstate your home equity line of credit with an expert appraisal.
We Provide Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services
Would you wish a second opinion without the cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? Or do you need a veteran appraiser to double-check your appraisal for accuracy? An appraiser from Atlantic Coast Appraisal can go out and check the subject and comparables in question in a field review. Or, if you're in a hurry, we can provide desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.
Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal? Atlantic Coast Appraisal can We can assist you. While usually requested by banks, you may need to use this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.