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What to Expect During a Real Estate Appraisal in South Carolina

Buying or selling a home is a significant financial decision, and it’s crucial to have an accurate understanding of the property’s value. This is where a real estate appraisal comes in, providing an unbiased estimate of a property’s value based on various factors.  In this blog post, we will outline the process of what you can expect to take place during a real estate appraisal in South Carolina.

Scheduling of the Appraisal.

The first step is to schedule the appraisal. Typically, the lender or a real estate agent will coordinate this process. The appraiser will contact you to set up an appointment to visit your property.

The Appraiser’s Visit.

During the appraisal visit, the appraiser will inspect your property’s interior and exterior to determine its condition, features, and upgrades. They will also take measurements of the property’s size and note any significant features like a swimming pool, a fireplace, or a new roof.

The Appraiser Reviews Comparable Properties.

During the appraisal process, the appraiser will review recent sales data of comparable properties in your area to determine your property’s fair market value. This is essential because the market value is based on what similar properties are selling for in your area, and it can impact the appraisal value.

The Appraisal Report.

Finally, once the appraiser has gathered all the necessary information, they will compile a comprehensive report that includes the property’s details, market analysis, and valuation. The report will be submitted to the lender.

A real estate appraisal is a critical step in the home buying or selling process in South Carolina. It provides an objective assessment of the property’s value, ensuring that the buyer or seller is making a well-informed decision. If you have any questions about the appraisal process or would like to schedule an appraisal, contact CAA Real Property Services at 864-244-3285 or

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