In the course of my career, I’ve had clients who saw the appraisal as a cost of doing business. A cost they would rather avoid, but could not. I’ve dealt with clients who did not understand what an appraiser is or does, but who required an appraisal regardless. ┬áSome clients want the appraiser to address every conceivable facet of their property. Others would happily scale back the project to a few pages and a value estimate.

So what does an appraisal really provide to clients?

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