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Attention homeowners in Oregon City and Clackamas County: Get an Appraisal today!

Here are the top reasons Oregon homeowners call on RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS.:

  1. Get a pre-listing appraisal (whether they're selling the home themselves or using an agent)
  2. To challenge a property tax assessment in Oregon
  3. Remove PMI to cut a mortgage payments
  4. Reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. To review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. If real estate needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. Determine the true market value of the real estate in question to settle an estate in Clackamas county or Oregon
Need help determining the value of your home in or near Oregon City, Oregon? Contact RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS..

At RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS., we understand the individual needs of a customer looking for appraisal services. While our usual business 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 (FSBO) / Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your own home 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. A professional appraisal is very valuable as a negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your property will attract many interested buyers. It's something concrete to show the buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your home's value, and not just how much your home is worth. Interested buyers assume that you have an emotional attachment to your house and will be much more likely to give credibility to a qualified appraiser's value conclusion than yours.

Challenging Clackamas County's assessment of your property

Your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued if you live in an area that's going down. That only means you're probably paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the quicker you take care of things like this, the better off you'll be. When challenging your property tax assessment, getting an appraisal from RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS. is your best weapon.

Appraisals to cancel PMI

A fashionable money saver for homeowners is to get the PMI removed from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan is less than 80% of the value of your home. In most cases you can apply to a lender to have the PMI removed from your loan. RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS. is qualified in helping folks just like you delete undesirable PMI insurance.

Was your HELOC recently frozen?

If your home is in a declining area, your lender might make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be unfavorable to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint. An appraisal from RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

We Also Offer Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Do you need a seasoned professional to double-check your appraisal for verity, or do you desire a second opinion without the expense and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? An appraiser from RIVER CITY REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SVCS. can go out and check the subject and comps in question in a field review. If you're in a hurry, we'll provide 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? We can help with that too. While usually requested by banks, you may desire to employ this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.