Saturday , 28 November 2020

Tom Horn

Tom Horn
Tom Horn provides residential appraisal services in the central Alabama area. He has over 24 years experience in the business and holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. In addition to performing appraisals for first mortgage loans and refinancing he prepares reports for other uses such as estate planning, private mortgage insurance removal (pmi), For Sale By Owner marketing, and insurance valuations. Tom is the author of BirminghamAppraisalBlog.com, where he helps agents, mortgage lenders, attorneys and home owners learn why and how appraisers do what they do by explaining the appraisal process. He has contributed content to nationally know appraisal provider McKissock and speaks regularly at local real estate offices to help bridge the gap between appraisers and agents.

Five Reasons To Value Your Real Estate Appraiser

Tom originally posted this on his blog to help users of real estate appraisal services understand why the appraiser is a valuable component in the real estate transaction and how they add value to the process. Did you catch my cheesy pun? I hope so-appraisers do have a sense of humor you know. All kidding aside, appraisers can provide much needed value to …

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When is it okay NOT to use sales in the same subdivision?

Tom originally posted this on his blog to help real estate agents understand the thought process appraisers go through when choosing comps in the hopes that it would help them when pricing homes. When is it okay NOT to use sales in the same subdivision? One of the questions or topics I get asked about a lot from real estate …

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Three Common Appraisal Errors that Could Affect your Tax Assessment

Do you think you’re paying too much in property taxes on your home? If so then keep reading, because I want to share with you some of the most common errors I’ve found in my appraisal work that can result in your property taxes being higher than they should be. There’s a set process for appealing your property taxes depending on …

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