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Attention homeowners: Real estate appraisal services for in Jefferson and Ashe County

Here are the top 7 reasons NC homeowners order from Parkway Appraisals:

  1. Pre-listing appraisals (whether they're selling the home on their own or using an agent)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. To lower your monthly mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. To review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. In the case of a NC divorce, when real estate property needs to be divided
  7. Settle an estate in NC by determining the true market value of property in question

Own a house in or near Jefferson, NC and need help determining the value of it?
Contact Parkway Appraisals.

At Parkway Appraisals, we understand the individual needs of a homeowner in need of appraisal services. While our typical clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get an extra level of customer service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.

Pre-listing Services/For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

It's very hard to be objective about your own house because you most likely have an emotional attachment to it. Our professional appraisers at Parkway Appraisals are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we will tell you what you need to know. In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your house will attract interested buyers, a professional appraisal is a very important negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer. It gives you something tangible to show your buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your home's price -- not just how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to a professional appraiser's value opinion than yours.

Need to remove PMI?

Getting the PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) canceled from your mortgage loan is a popular way to cut costs for homeowners. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan 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. Parkway Appraisals is qualified in helping folks just like you abolish undesirable PMI insurance.

Challenge a property tax assessment

Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if you live in a region that is going down or is not appreciating as much as other houses close to yours. That means you are probably 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 things like this, the better off you'll be. Getting an appraisal from Parkway Appraisals is your number one weapon when challenging your property tax assessment.

Was your HELOC recently frozen?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender may just decide to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is near a declining area. This can this be unsuitable from a cash flow point of view, and destructive to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. Parkway Appraisals can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Have you just received a copy of your appraisal and you'd wish to have a seasoned professional double-check it for accuracy or do you desire a second opinion without the added expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? In a field review we'll go out and check the subject and comps. If you're in a hurry, we'll 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 report? Parkway Appraisals can We can assist you. While typically requested by banks, you may desire to utilize this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.