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INMAN NEWS

Appraisal Issues: Who Values What?

The question of what a home is "worth" really has two answers-what the data indicates, and what role it serves for the person who lives in it, whether it's the present owner or the buyer. The challenge comes when trying to reconcile the hard data that appraisers rely on with those intangible or specific appealing features a buyer values.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

Fighting the low-ball appraisal

A lower-than-expected home appraisal typically means a buyer must come up with a higher down payment or lose the deal. Can a rebuttal letter save the day? The Wall Street Journal's Anya Martin reports. The WSJ is a paid-subscription site. The WSJ illustration credit goes to Izhar Cohen.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

Fighting the low-ball appraisal

A lower-than-expected home appraisal typically means a buyer must come up with a higher down payment or lose the deal. Can a rebuttal letter save the day? The Wall Street Journal's Anya Martin reports. The WSJ is a paid-subscription site. The WSJ illustration credit goes to Izhar Cohen.

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