Need an appraisal in Fairfax or Fairfax City County?

See the top seven reasons Virginia homeowners call on Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants:

  1. To get a pre-listing appraisal (whether they're selling the home on their own or using an agent)
  2. Challenge a property tax assessment
  3. To lower their mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate your Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. To review a different appraiser's report for verification
  6. If real estate property needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To settle an estate in Fairfax City county or Virginia by determining the true market value of property in question

Do you own a home in or near Fairfax? Do you need help deciding the value of your real estate?
Contact Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants.

At Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants, we understand the unique needs of a consumer in need of appraisal services. Our usual business clients get the appraisal process and the usual documents we provide. As our client, we will provide you with extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to understand what we do and how we document the results of our analysis.

For Sale By Owner/Pre-Listing Services

It's very hard to be objective about your home because of your emotional attachment to it. Our professional appraisers at Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we will tell you what you need to know. In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your home will attract many interested buyers, a professional appraisal is very crucial as a negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer. It gives you something tangible to show the buyer. An appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's value -- not just how much your home is worth. Interested buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be more likely to give credibility to a professional appraiser's value report than yours.

Need to cancel PMI?

PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance. An attractive money saver for homeowners is getting the PMI removed from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. Once your mortgage loan is below 80% of the value of your home, 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. At Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants, we're qualified in helping people just like you abolish unneeded and unwanted PMI insurance.

Challenging a property tax assessment

Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if you live in an area that's declining or is not appreciating as much as other properties nearby. That means you are most likely paying more taxes than you should. The faster you take care of things like this, the better off you'll be, since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period. An appraisal from Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants is your number one weapon when contesting your property tax assessment.

HELOC recently frozen?

If your home is in or near a declining area, your lender just might choose to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) - even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be be bad for your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out, and also inconvenient from a cash flow standpoint. Bruce W. Reyle Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants can help you reinstate your HELOC.

We Also Provide Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Have you just accepted a copy of your appraisal and you would like to have a seasoned expert double-check it for accuracy or do you want a second opinion without the expense 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 need it immediately, we'll provide desk review and verify as many facts as we can using online data sources as well as our own files.

We can also provide a retrospective review of any appraisal report you may have had done before. Even though this is usually requested by banks, you may need to utilize this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your property.