Fees: How Much Do Appraisers Charge?

Question: How come appraisers don’t publish a fee schedule? Is it a case of “If you have to ask, you can’t afford it?” Like doctors, lawyers and other professionals, most appraisers don’t publish fee schedules. But it’s not because their … Continue reading

Appraised Value vs. Assessed Value

Question: I don’t get it. My home appraised at $265,000 six months ago, but the town assessed it at $106,000 on my current tax bill. How can that be? Easy. The real estate appraiser estimated the fair market value (FMV) … Continue reading