Consumers eager to buy or sell their homes might find waiting for the appraisal to be stressful. Appraisers want to serve their lender clients as professionally as possible, but they might face roadblocks.
- Appraisers seek to provide appraisals as efficiently as possible while not compromising reliability in any way.
- Real estate agents can help consumers understand the appraisal process, including the reasons for potential delays.
- Lenders may be asked to hire an appraiser with specific expertise and professional affiliations.