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Appraisal services for Camden and Kershaw County homeowners

Here are the top 7 reasons South Carolina homeowners hire Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC:

  1. To get a pre-listing appraisal (whether you're using an agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. To cut a monthly mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate their Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. Verify a different appraiser's report
  6. If real estate needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To settle an estate in South Carolina by determining the true market value of the property in question
Own a house in or near Camden, South Carolina and need help determining the value of it? Contact Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC.

At Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC, we understand the particular needs of a consumer seeking appraisal services. The appraisal process and reporting formats are familiar to our business clients like lenders, lawyers, and CPAs. Being a regular consumer that probably doesn't see an appraisal every day, you can expect extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to better understand what we do and how we document our conclusions.

For Sale by Owner (FSBO)/Pre-Listing Services

Since you have an emotional attachment to your own house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Professional appraisers, like the ones at Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC, will be objective. We will tell you what you need to know, not just what you want to hear. A professional appraisal is a crucial negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your house will attract many interested buyers. It gives you something tangible to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your property's value, and not just how much your house is worth. Interested buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be far more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value report than yours.

Challenging property tax assessments

Your local tax assessor may have your house overvalued if your house not appreciating as much as other houses close by. That only means you are paying more taxes than you should. Since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period, the faster you take care of a matter like this, the better off you'll be. An appraisal report from Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC is your strongest weapon when challenging your property tax assessment.

Appraisals to cancel PMI

A fashionable way to cut expenses for homeowners is to get the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Once your mortgage loan is less than 80% of the value of your property, in most cases you can apply to a lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. We are experts in helping customers just like you get rid of undesirable PMI insurance.

Recently got a freeze to your HELOC?

Even if your specific property has not declined in value, your lender might just decide to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is in or near a declining area. This can be unfavorable to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also inconvenient from a cash flow angle. Midlands Appraisal Group, LLC can help you reinstate your home equity line of credit with efficient appraisal.

Do You Need Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services?

Do you need a professional to double-check your appraisal for precision, or do you desire a second opinion without the cost and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? We can go out and check the subject and comparables in a field review. If you're in a hurry, we'll provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can, using online data sources as well as our own files.

Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal report? We can assist you. Although most review work is commissioned by lenders, homeowners that have reason to believe they've been the victim of mortgage fraud are wise to invest in a second opinion.