Ted Gehrke
Loan Originator
NMLS# 240314
ted@turboloans.com
Desert Equity Lending, LLC
NMLS# 173369 MB-0906989
Phone: 602-881-1414
Fax: 480-219-0849
Scottsdale, AZ
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Ted Gehrke
Loan Originator
NMLS# 240314
ted@turboloans.com
Desert Equity Lending, LLC
NMLS# 173369 MB-0906989
Phone: 602-881-1414
Fax: 480-219-0849
Scottsdale, AZ
Apply Now

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$1295 Total Closing Costs, plus Appraisal, Title, & Pre-paids
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Other Reasons to Order an Appraisal

There are many reasons to obtain an appraisal. The most common reason is for a real estate or mortgage transaction, but we have compiled a list of other reasons you may need to order an appraisal.

To Settle an Estate
Taxing authorities such as the IRS often require appraisals to establish the value of an estate when a death occurs. Generally, the survivors want a conservative value estimate that limits their tax liability as much as possible. Most estate appraisals are ordered by attorneys, not by the survivors.

To Establish the Replacement Cost for Insurance
Appraisals obtained for establishing the loss risk in case of fire are often limited to providing an estimate of the replacement or reproduction cost of the improvements. The insurable value may not be representative of market value and usually does not include the value of the land. Insurance agents may order appraisals when their standard cost service manuals are not adaptable to an atypical home or structure. Property owners may order appraisals to contest the annual appreciation increases mandated by some insurance companies, especially when the increase in the insurance coverage results in an unrealistic premium.

To Establish Just Compensation for Condemnation
The appraiser may represent either the landowner or the condemning authority. Usually, the government entity that needs the land for public use orders an appraisal and offers to purchase the land for the value indicated by the appraisal. If the landowner feels that the amount offered by the condemning authority is not enough, then the landowner may also order an appraisal. If the parties cannot agree on a price, then the matter will be settled in court with each appraiser testifying on behalf of their respective value estimates. The appraisers are not advocates for their client; they are expert witnesses trying to support their value estimates. Often, landowners do not consider ordering another appraisal from an appraiser of their choice. Usually, they try to settle with the authority by negotiation rather than incur the expense of an appraisal. It is obvious that the landowner's negotiating position would be enhanced if a supporting professional appraisal report were available.

To Contest High Property Taxes
If property owners feel that their property is assessed too high, then they may order an appraisal from a qualified appraiser to contest the assessment. In certain parts of the country this practice is common, but many property owners are not aware that this avenue for reducing their tax burden is available. The return on investment is easy to perceive when the cost of an appraisal is compared to several years of lower taxes. Sometimes these assignments include an appearance in front of the equalization board to argue the landowner's case. The appraiser, however, must be careful not to base the appraisal fee on the dollar amount of the appraised value, which could be a violation of the USPAP.

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Mortgage Lending State: Arizona and Colorado

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Ted Gehrke
Fax: 480-219-0849
Direct: 602-881-1414
Email: ted@turboloans.com

The data relating to mortgage loans and/or real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Mortgage 101 program. All data on this web site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is displayed with the understanding that the publisher and authors are not engaged in rendering real estate, legal, accounting, tax, or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent, professional person should be sought. The information contained in this publication is subject to change without notice.

DESERT EQUITY LENDING, LLC MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DESERT EQUITY LENDING, LLC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ERRORS CONTAINED HEREIN OR FOR ANY DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE, OR USE OF THIS MATERIAL.

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CALL TODAY for your no obligation quote: 602-881-1414

Mortgage Lending State: Arizona and Colorado

Contact us:

Ted Gehrke
Fax: 480-219-0849
Direct: 602-881-1414
Email: ted@turboloans.com

The data relating to mortgage loans and/or real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Mortgage 101 program. All data on this web site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is displayed with the understanding that the publisher and authors are not engaged in rendering real estate, legal, accounting, tax, or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent, professional person should be sought. The information contained in this publication is subject to change without notice.

DESERT EQUITY LENDING, LLC MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DESERT EQUITY LENDING, LLC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ERRORS CONTAINED HEREIN OR FOR ANY DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE, OR USE OF THIS MATERIAL.

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