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Buying a Distressed Property

What to Consider When Buying a Distressed Property

By pwsadmin / January 5, 2021 / Comments Off on What to Consider When Buying a Distressed Property

If your clients are wondering what a distressed property is and what that means, here’s what they need to know about how it can help them buy a home when there aren’t many options. The housing market around the country is hot, and there isn’t enough inventory to go around. Enter: distressed properties. What does…

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5 Ways to Help Your Clients Through the Appraisal Process Successfully

Help Your Clients Through the Appraisal Process with 5 Tips

By pwsadmin / December 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Help Your Clients Through the Appraisal Process with 5 Tips

As a lender, you may wonder exactly how to best help your clients through the appraisal process successfully. Well, we’ve got the inside scoop for you! There are a few things you can do that will make a big difference in how smoothly the entire process goes.

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An Update on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Update on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Housing Market

By pwsadmin / December 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Update on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Housing Market

One of the hottest topics in the housing market right now is Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The topic of conversation is whether or not they’ll come out of government conservatorship in the near future. It’s something we’ve been hearing plans about for a while, but nothing is set in stone yet. Their coming out…

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Kairos Case Studies

SOLVED: Kairos Case Studies

By pwsadmin / November 29, 2020 / Comments Off on SOLVED: 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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Reasons your appraisal came in low

Reasons Why Appraisals Come in Low

By pwsadmin / November 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Reasons Why Appraisals Come 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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Fall 2020 Market Update

Change is in the Air: Fall 2020 Market Update

By pwsadmin / October 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Change is in the Air: 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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Get Homes Ready for Appraisal

5 Ways Your Clients Can Get Homes Ready for Appraisal

By pwsadmin / October 13, 2020 /

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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Factors that Influence a Home's Appraised Value

The Factors That Influence a Home’s Appraised Value

By pwsadmin / September 22, 2020 / Comments Off on The 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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How COVID-19 Impacted the Appraisal Process

By pwsadmin / September 5, 2020 / Comments Off on 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 Are Kairos Appraisal

By pwsadmin / August 2, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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