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Appraisal services for Chandler and Maricopa County homeowners

The top seven reasons why AZ homeowners order from Desert Sky Appraisers:

  1. Get a pre-listing appraisal (whether you're using a real estate agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge property tax assessments
  3. Remove PMI to reduce their monthly mortgage payment
  4. Reinstate your Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. To review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. If property needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To settle an estate in Maricopa county or AZ by determining the true market value of property in question

Need help deciding the value of your house in or near Chandler, AZ?
Contact Desert Sky Appraisers.

We at Desert Sky Appraisers understand the individual needs of a customer after appraisal services. Our business practices and reporting formats are familiar to our business clients like lenders, attorneys, and CPAs. Being a regular homeowner that probably doesn't look at appraisals every day,you'll receive extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to more clearly understand what we do and how we present our findings.

For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your own house because you probably have an emotional attachment to it. A professional appraiser is objective and will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your property will attract interested buyers, a professional appraisal is a very valuable negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer. It gives you something concrete to show your buyer. The appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's price, not just you saying how much your house is worth. Interested buyers know that you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be much more likely to give credibility to a seasoned appraiser's value conclusion than yours.

Appraisals to cancel PMI

PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. An attractive way to cut costs for homeowners is getting the PMI eliminated from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan amount is less than 80% of the value of your property. In most cases you can apply to your lender to have the PMI eliminated from your loan. We're experienced in helping clients just like you remove unneeded and unwanted PMI insurance.

Challenging Maricopa county's assessment of your property

Your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued if you live in a region that's declining or is not appreciating as much as other homes close to yours. That only means you're paying more taxes than you should. The sooner you take care of a matter like this, the better off you'll be, since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period. A professional appraisal from Desert Sky Appraisers is your perfect weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.

HELOC recently frozen?

If your property is in or near a declining area, your lender may make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. Not only can this be inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint, but it can be detrimental to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. Desert Sky Appraisers can help you reinstate your HELOC.

Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Do you need a seasoned professional to double-check your appraisal for efficiency, or do you want 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 a field review. If you're in a rush, 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? Desert Sky Appraisers can We can assist you. Even though this is typically requested by banks, you may need to exercise this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your house.