The Role of an Appraisal Management Company: An Overview Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Appraisal Management CompanyWhen investing in commercial real estate, you will most likely need the help of an appraisal management company. Below we’ve outlined why this is the case.

Why should you obtain an appraisal?

An appraisal will do two things:

  1. Provide a professional appraiser’s opinion of the value of the property
  2. Analyze and compile pertinent information as it pertains to the property

Obtaining a commercial real estate appraisal is typically required for lease negotiations, mortgages, and loans, and even tax purposes. This means that if you want to acquire real estate, you will need to call upon the services of a professional appraiser at some point during the investment process.

How can you ensure that the appraisal process is handled smoothly and efficiently?

Most choose to work with the assistance of an appraisal management company.

An appraisal management company oversees a network of certified appraisers. This makes the process of obtaining a reputable appraiser much easier for someone looking to make an investment in commercial real estate.

A real estate appraiser will:

  • Order, track, and handle the delivery of all services rendered.
  • Take care of services needed for a mortgage transaction.
  • Manage the negotiations between the lender or mortgage broker and the real estate investor.

Essentially, this professional will perform all of the administrative functions involved in the ordering, completion, and delivery of an appraisal report.

What are the benefits of hiring an appraisal management company?

For those looking to purchase real estate, there are many benefits of working with a professional appraisal management company. These companies:

  • Screen all appraisers before hiring.
  • Perform on-going assessments of all appraisers.
  • Designate a specific appraiser to an appraisal project based criteria such as location, access, capacity, or performance.

For the most part, an appraiser can negotiate a relationship and offer real estate advice when needed. With a management company on your side, you have not just your personal property appraiser, but also the reputation and skills of the entire company to assist you with all of your real estate needs.

Are you looking to appraise property in Ohio?

With more than 75 years of experience servicing the community of Columbus, as well as the state of Ohio, The Robert Weiler Company understands the local commercial real estate landscape. Whether you are seeking commercial real estate valuation, legal assistance, or even help with property condemnation, our certified appraisers have the know-how to meet your expectations.

If you are looking to uncover the true value of your commercial property, there is only one appraisal management company Columbus Ohio trusts: The Robert Weiler Company. Call 614-221-4286 today for assistance.