Can I get a copy of my appraisal from my refinance?

Answer According to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a borrower has the right to receive a copy of his property's appraisal on a refinance or purchase mortgage transaction. As of Jan. 1, 2010, lenders ar... Read More »

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Do you need an appraisal to refinance?

Yes, you will need an appraisal to refinance a home. An appraisal is needed any time a home is bought or refinanced and a mortgage will be taken out. The appraisal allows the lender to know how muc... Read More »

Refinance Appraisal Tips?

Currently, many homeowners are motivated by historically low mortgage rates to refinance their homes. Since home loans are usually financed over 15 or 30 years, a lower interest rate can produce si... Read More »

How to Get a Home Appraisal Versus a Tax Appraisal?

Every property has a tax appraised value. The city or county sets this value and uses that number to determine how much the property taxes for that house will be. The city appraiser doesn't go in t... Read More »

What is the Difference Between an FHA Appraisal & a Commercial Appraisal?

The Federal Housing Administration requires an appraisal on a property before it will insure the property for the loan value. An FHA appraiser evaluates the market value of the property and conside... Read More »