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How to Get Your Best Home Appraisal in Six Steps

June 1, 2021

A home appraisal is an unbiased assessment by a professional. Appraisers, like any experts, need the right tools to get the most accurate report for their clients. What homeowners need to understand is that they hold many of these tools, in fact, some of the most essential ones, and are key to an appraisal. It […]

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Why Should You Get a Home Value Appraisal?

May 4, 2021

The housing market in California is at an all-time high. That’s where a home appraisal comes in. There are many reasons you may want to get your home value appraised in this current market. Whether it is for a Tax Assessment, Estate Planning, or even the removal of PMI from your mortgage, we at DVS […]

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How to Know If Your Appraiser Is Right for You

February 8, 2021

Finding a great appraiser requires knowing just what to look for in this critical role in purchasing a house. Unfortunately, it can be a bit confusing for many homebuyers. Most people aren’t quite sure what all is essential for a qualified home appraiser to get the job done. Buyers just know the clock is ticking […]

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Don’t End Up On The Wrong Side Of A Bond Appraisal

October 13, 2020

It is unimaginable that your loved one might call you in custody, needing to post bail. Should you ever be in this unfortunate situation without the cash to post their bail, a property bond appraisal of your home would be required. A situation like this calls for quick action and DVS Appraisals has experience in […]

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Yes, You Can Appeal Your Assessment Bill

October 10, 2020

You open the mail from your county assessor and see another whopping tax assessment bill. You’d love to pay less but you have no control. Or do you? Did you know with an independent appraisal you can possibly appeal your tax assessment, proving your property merits a reduction in its assessed value saving you money?  […]

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Don’t Settle For Any Appraisal. Get The Best Appraisal.

September 12, 2020

Providing Superior Appraisals, Every Time It’s impossible to make an informed decision if you lack the information. Often homeowners who struggle to decide their next financial move just need a little help from an appraiser to empower their choices. An unbiased property analysis offers that critical information homeowners need, with accurate and objective details provided […]

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How To Rid PMI Payments From Your Mortgage Now, Not Later

September 8, 2020

Did you know that the possible steady rise in your home’s value recently doesn’t just mean more money down the road, it could mean you can reduce your mortgage right now. If you have been paying PMI you have probably reached that 75-80% loan to value margin required to remove PMI faster than you realize. […]

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How An Appraisal Can Make Your Divorce Settlement Easier

August 18, 2020

A divorce is an emotionally traumatic time for anyone. A quality real estate appraisal can make the logistics a little smoother and settle some major issues that arise from this process. From settling divorce disputes to simply making setting a listing price a little easier, discover the advantages of an appraisal. Learn How A Real […]

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Estate Planning Basics You Need To Consider

August 16, 2020

It’s an uncomfortable subject, but it’s an important one to consider – what will happen to your estate when you’ve passed? Taking time now to proactively get your affairs in order can help you make sure your family is protected in the future. An estate plan makes sure that the transfer of property to your […]

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