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Miramarpeople, Other/Just Looking in 33023

Is it wise to challenge the bcpa appraisal?

Asked by Miramarpeople, 33023 Mon Aug 16, 2010

do they take in account the houses condition or just recent sales in the area

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They should consider both. You can allways question an appraisal. You can have an additional appraisal done as well.

Debbie Albert, PA
Coldwell Banker Residential
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Aug 17, 2010
You can absolutely challenge your Broward County Property Appraisal and Lori Parish's office is very open to reviewing individual files. Contact Joe Z. - and ask him what he thinks along with the details of your 'challenge'. From what I understand, they do take into account the condition of homes along with recent sales in the area. I have contacted Lori's office several times over the years and her staff is VERY helpful.

Hope this helps!

Diana Tonova
Realtor Associate
Express Florida Realty, Inc.
(954) 815-8213
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 16, 2010
In general a brokers price opnion is a very good opinion of price. The comps used are very restricted to the exact location and dates of closing.
The condition of the house is most likely not taken into consideration. If this appraisal was for a short sale, it is nto in the banks interest to know the condition of the house, jsut the market conditions.

You could challenge to opinion if you have the comps to back it up, it cannot hurt.

Beth Jenkins
South Florida Brokers
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