Selling Your Starter Home

Can You Sell Your Inherited Mineral Rights At An Estate Auction?

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What a pleasant surprise to discover you have not only inherited your father’s estate, but also the mineral rights under the surface. But if you want to sell them, you may find yourself in the predicament in which some siblings want to sell the mineral rights in the estate auction, while others want to hold onto them. Can you divvy them up? That depends.  Do You Own the Mineral Rights? Read More»

Increases In Dwelling Values And The Need For A New Insurance Appraisal

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Purchasing a home can be exciting. Not only will you have the freedom to decorate or make changes without asking permission as a homeowner, but you will be able to build valuable equity through timely mortgage payments. Insurance plays a critical role in protecting you against financial harm in the event your home sustains damage. A lot of homes are underinsured because home values are constantly changing. Insurance appraisals can be useful in helping you keep your insurance in line with increases in the value of your dwelling. Read More»

Online Art Appraisal Services

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Customers who feel that they will only be able to have items appraised in person should know that there are appraisal companies that operate online. Often times, the professionals who are employed by these websites will only require pictures of specific products in order to make accurate evaluations. Pictures of the Piece That’s Being Appraised and Any Relevant Facts About the Piece Professionals who are experienced with the process of appraising artwork may be able to tell customers a lot about the piece just by observing it. Read More»

Protecting Your Home from High Water

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Flooding can cause a lot of damage to your home that can be costly to repair, but quick action cleaning it up will help complete restorations and keep costs low. The process should begin with inspecting your home for hazards, and then, cleaning up the water. The following tips will help you start with cleaning the flood damage and restoring your home quickly:  Safely Check for Hazards Before you begin cleaning up water damage, you want to make sure there are no hazards. Read More»

3 Reasons You May Need A Property Appraisal During A Divorce

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Hiring an appraiser to get the approximate value of a piece of real estate property is an important step in a lot of situations. However, there is one life change that could require you to get your home appraised that you may never consider: getting a divorce. Property appraisers work with people in all kinds of hardships and transitions, including divorce. Take a look at some of the reasons you may need your property appraised when you and your spouse are legally dissolving the marriage. Read More»