Reasons your appraisal came in low

It’s a frustrating thing to buy or sell a home and find out that it’s not worth what you thought it would be. The real estate industry is no stranger to low appraisals, especially in today’s market, and there are plenty of reasons why they happen. From improvements not being worth what you expected to…

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Kairos Case Studies

At Kairos Appraisal Services, we have a very different approach to the appraisal process than the big-box AMCs do. Our team works hard to provide excellent communication and form long-lasting partnerships by always going the extra mile. This is a relationship game, not a numbers game. To show you how working with Karios is different,…

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Fall 2020 Market Update

There are a lot of important things happening in the mortgage and appraisal world right now. We want to give you a rundown of some of the things we’ve been talking about around the office, and with our clients, for the past few weeks. Upcoming Refinance Fee Historically low interest rates have caused a refinance…

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Factors that Influence a Home's Appraised Value

It’s time to put your house on the market. You may be wondering exactly how your real estate agent arrived at a sales price and what the factors are that influence a home’s appraised value. Whether you are delightfully surprised or disappointed in the pricing recommendation, it’s helpful to understand how homes are valued. While…

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Get Homes Ready for Appraisal

How can your clients get homes ready for appraisal? We all know that one of the most important parts of a home transaction is the appraisal process, and sometimes it can seem a little mysterious. Why do homes appraise the way they do? It’s actually pretty simple. An appraiser is looking at the bones of…

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how-covid-19-impacted-the-appraisal-process

We often get asked how COVID-19 impacted the appraisal process and how AMCs are working with appraisers to address these challenges. This is a great question, so let’s dive in! There are several factors that have affected the appraisal process amid COVID-19: State phasing restrictions and PPE standards Industry changes to appraisal requirements A record…

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We are Kairos Appraisal

We’re Kairos Appraisal, and we’re excited to tell you a little bit more about us. Thanks for taking the time to check us out! Who We Are Kairos Appraisal started out as a west coast AMC with a solid reputation for excellent customer service. We’ve expanded since then, and we now serve over 40 states.…

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