One of the sometimes confusing, and often dreaded, aspects of securing your mortgage is the appraisal process. It can be a scary thing for many people. The volatile nature of the housing market, with it’s constant ups and downs, often leaves homeowners wondering exactly how much their home may be worth at any given moment. What are the appraisers looking for anyway? Who has control over the appraiser of your property? How did your value change so much in just a few years? Fear not, here, we get down to the nitty-gritty of everything you ever wanted to know about appraisals.

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