Attention homeowners: Real estate appraisal services for in Greenville and Greenville County

Here are the top seven reasons why SC homeowners use True South Appraisals LLC:

  1. Get a pre-listing appraisal (whether they're selling the home themselves or using a real estate agent)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. Remove PMI to cut a mortgage payment
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. To review a different appraiser's report for verification
  6. In the case of a SC divorce, when real estate needs to be divided
  7. Determine the true market value of property in question to settle an estate

Need help deciding the price of your house in or near Greenville, SC?
Contact True South Appraisals LLC.

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

For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services

Since you have an emotional attachment to your house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Professional appraisers, like the ones at True South Appraisals LLC, will be objective. We'll tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. In addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your house will attract many interested buyers, a professional appraisal is a very important negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer. It gives you something concrete to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your house's price, and not just how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers know that you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to an expert appraiser's value judgement than yours.

Appraisals 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 down below 80% of the value of your home. In most cases you can apply to the lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan. At True South Appraisals LLC, we're seasoned in helping folks just like you rid yourselves of unneeded PMI insurance.

Challenging property tax assessments

Your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued if your house not appreciating as much as other homes close to yours. That only means you are most likely 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. An appraisal report from True South Appraisals LLC is your number one weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.

HELOC recently frozen?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender just may make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your property is in a declining area. This can this be troublesome from a cash flow viewpoint, and bad for your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. True South Appraisals LLC can help you reinstate your home equity line of credit with a professional appraisal.

We Offer Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Have you just been handed a copy of your appraisal and you'd prefer to have a professional double-check it for efficiency or do you desire a second opinion without the charge and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? We can go out and check the subject and comps in question in a field review. If you're in a hurry, we'll provide you with a 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? True South Appraisals LLC can We can assist you. Even though this is usually requested by banks, you may need to employ this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.