Bankruptcy and Appraisals, What You Need to Know

Local attorneys report that most trustees overseeing chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies will accept a simple broker’s opinion of value (BPO) or even a Zestimate. This means chances are you will not be required to get an actual real estate appraisal which helps keep your overall costs down and expedite the process; however, you should […]

What is the Actual Square Footage of My House?

Would you believe most people don’t really know how many square feet of living area are in the home they own, are about to list, buy or sell.  Our experience with Greater Boston real estate appraisals continues to prove this truth. ANSI Z-765 (the American National Standard Institute publication) is the go-to method for calculating square […]