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arlington: Does the Homeowner Get a Copy of the Appraisal? - 04/14/13 05:11 AM
In a refinance situation, does the homeowner get a copy of the appraisal? I receive this question a lot. And I hear agents and other appraisers talking about it from time to time. Their conclusions, however, vary... Just in case you're one of those people who hates reading blogs and just want to know the answer, I'll spare you the suspense: Yes! Yes, the homeowner is entitled to a copy of the appraisal. Still, it can get tricky... And in case you're one of those people who both hates reading blogs AND need an appraisal, skip on down to Appraisals (24 comments)
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4201 Wilson BlvdSuite 110-514Arlington, VA 22203 Rick Phillips, a certified appraiser with the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute is directing the firm, Appraisals Guaranteed. A major part of his coverage area is Fairfax. Rick Phillips is licensed to perform residential appraisals in Fairfax County (in fact, all of the state of Virginia and Washington, DC). He has undertaken a variety of assignments including * appraisals for banks and mortgage companies; * for attorneys working with clients on behalf of equitable distribution (divorce), bankruptcies, historical easements, retrospective values, and as (0 comments)
arlington: PRESS RELEASE: AppraiserUSA.com - Appraiser in Northern Virginia & DC - 03/29/13 05:52 AM
AppraiserUSA.com - Appraiser in Northern Virginia & DC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Appraisals Guaranteed is listed on AppraiserUSA.com's site here: http://appraiserusa.com/listing/form-1222969152.htm PHONE: 703-459-8802 Appraisals Guaranteed, a residential real estate appraisal firm with offices in Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia, services all of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. Rick Phillips, Jr., SRACertified Residential Appraiser Appraisals Guaranteed is headed by Rick Phillips, a certified residential appraiser and holder of the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. The AppraiserUSA.com listing: Company Name: Appraisals GuaranteedAppraiser's Name: Rick PhillipsMailing Address: 4201 Wilson Blvd, Suite 110-514, Arlington, VA 22203State Licensed in: VirginiaState License: 4001012704 - Certified ResidentialCounties Served in Virginia: Arlington, (0 comments)
4201 Wilson BlvdSuite 110-514Arlington, VA 22203 Rick Phillips, a certified appraiser with the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute is directing the firm, Appraisals Guaranteed. A major part of his coverage area is Arlington. Rick Phillips is licensed to perform residential appraisals in Arlington County (in fact, all of the state of Virginia and Washington, DC). He has undertaken a variety of assignments including * appraisals for banks and mortgage companies; * for attorneys working with clients on behalf of equitable distribution (divorce), bankruptcies, historical easements, retrospective values, and as (3 comments)
Contact: Rick Phillips607 S Washington StAlexandria, VA 22314 Tel/Text: 703-459-8802Email: email@example.comWeb: www.appraisalsguaranteed.com Rick Phillips, a certified appraiser with the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute is the chief appraiser and president of the firm, Appraisals Guaranteed. Contact Appraisals Guaranteed for service in Alexandria (and other parts of Fairfax County). Rick Phillips is licensed to perform residential appraisals in the state of Virginia and Washington, DC. He is a certified residential appraiser. He has undertaken a variety of assignments including * appraisals for banks and mortgage companies; * for attorneys working with (0 comments)
Along the northern edge of the Potomac River lies Prince William County. It has been (and still is now) one of the fastest growing regions in Northern Virginia. Behind Arlington and Fairfax, Prince William County is the third most common area serviced by Appraisals Guaranteed.
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1) GOOD TRAINING: Rick Phillips, Jr., the firm's owner and chief appraiser, is a certified residential appraiser designated with the Appraisal Institute's SRA. That is, he's been trained by the folks (0 comments)
arlington: Minor Hill - A Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia - 06/28/10 08:00 AM
At the western edge of the diamond that includes Washington, DC; Alexandria; and Arlington; lies Minor Hill. Named after a hero in the American Revolutionary War, General Minor, the area was at the time called "Minor's Hill." And not at all indicative of its name, Minor Hill holds the distinction of having the highest elevation in the county. Minor Hill's big draw these days is the fact that it offers a quiet, suburban setting just moments from the big city. Houses there, originally built as rambler and split-level-styles, have now been torn down with sizable colonial and craftsman-styles taking their places. (0 comments)
Barcroft, named after the same famous Civil War doctor who founded Lake Barcroft in Falls Church, is a small community of older, detached houses in South Arlington. Near Alcova Heights, Columbia Forest, and Forest Glen, Barcroft is convenient to Washington, DC, via Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard). The historic Barcroft Community House, built in 1908, serves as a meeting place for its residents.
Barcroft is bounded on the north by Arlington Boulevard, the east by George Mason Drive, the south by Columbia Pike, and the west by the Four Mile Run River.
arlington: Douglas Park - A Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia - 06/24/10 02:44 PM
Douglas Park / New Arlington: Douglas Park, also spelled Douglass Park, encompasses another neighborhood, "New Arlington." Built in the 1920s, Douglas Park features many colonial-revival style homes. Also popular are bungalows and ranchers (ramblers). Douglas Park is convenient to Washington, DC, North Arlington, and Interstate 395 / 95 which leads south to other parts of Northern Virginia. Douglas Park is bounded roughly on the north by Columbia Pike, the east by Glebe Road, and the south and west by Four Mile Run. (2 comments)
arlington: Cherrydale - A Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia - 05/29/10 12:07 AM
Cherrydale is an old neighborhood in North Arlington, the heart of which is the intersection of Lee Highway (Route 29), and North Military Road. Detached, colonial-style homes line narrow, hilly streets. Lee Heights is a small neighborhood within Cherrydale, on the north side of Lee Highway. Notable landmarks include Cherrydale Hardware and Cherrydale Volunteer Fire House.Routes 29 and 66 lead northeast to Washington, DC, and west to Fairfax County. (0 comments)
Virginia Square, a high-rise condominium in North Arlington, takes its name from the area that sits just between Ballston and Clarendon: "Virginia Square." Built by The Dittmar Group in 1999, it offers three elevators, an exercise room, an exterior pool, a fiesta/meeting room, extra storage, and underground parking.The Virginia Square market area encompasses many shops and restaurants, the Virginia Square Metro, convenience to Routes 66 and 50, the Arlington Library, and George Mason's Law and Graduate School campuses.
arlington: A Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia: Country Club Hills - 04/16/10 01:35 AM
A Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia: Country Club Hills At the western edge of Arlington County, bumped up next to McLean, Country Club Hills is the scene of large, impressive homes packed into its narrow streets. About 500 homes in all, they were built in the 1920s-1940s and follow no type of general architectural pattern, which is a refreshing change from the typical, formulaic styles found in many modern Northern Virginia neighborhoods built in the last ten years. Country Club Hills i snear Marymount University, The Gulf Branch Nature Center, and the country club itself: Washington Golf & Country Club.
arlington: Fairlington Meadows - Condos in Arlington - 04/14/10 11:38 PM
Fairlington Meadows Carrying an Arlington address, Fairlington Meadows is a condo complex that sits just across the street from Alexandria. Route 7 leads east to Old Town or west to Fairfax, and I-395 leads north to Washington DC. Built in 1940, these townhouse-style condominiums indeed look like World War II barracks, though they have been updated over time. Fairlington Meadows offers tennis courts, a pool, and a rec center. The grounds look nice and are well kept. It is an all-around nice place to live. Fairlington Meadows is bounded on the north by Interstate 395, the east by Quake Lane, and (0 comments)
arlington: Crescent Hills: A Neighborhood in Arlington - 04/13/10 11:16 PM
Crescent Hills: A Neighborhood in Arlington Hugging the western edge of the Arlington County line, Crescent Hills, and the few other small neighborhoods along Williamsburg Road, comprises a market area undergoing a period of revitalization. One need only drive through the neighborhood on a Saturday afternoon to see the multitude of construction crews building larger homes where smaller rambler-style houses once sat.The market area is bounded on the north and west by the Arlington County line, the east by Glebe Road, and the south by Lee Highway (Route 29). Property values have been moving upwards, very slowly, over the past year. (0 comments)
With regard to parcel maps... There are more tools available to appraisers (and to the general public) than ever before. Often residential appraisal reports direct someone to a plat that is never supplied. Or there is often this sentence: "no plat provided." Elsewhere, on the form is a chance for the appraiser to describe the shape of the land. Many times it is simply stated as "irregular." This slightly humorous considering (1 comments)
arlington: Appraisals Guaranteed -- Virginia Counties Covered - 04/16/09 10:38 PM
I run Appraisals Guaranteed, a real estate appraisal firm in Northern Virginia. Often I'm asked what is the coverage area. I'm posting the list here. Contact me at rickphillipsjr [at] gmail [dot] com or head over to www.appraisalsguaranteed.com
I'm based out of Alexandria, Virginia (Fairfax County); so, obviously, I hold more expertise there. On the flip side, I believe you have to take the far-away orders to justify receiving the close ones. That, and, well, I enjoy driving out to Madison County every now and again. What it really comes down to is the amount of information I have. (0 comments)
Rick Phillips Jr. is a certified residential appraiser licensed in Virginia and Washington, DC. Living in Fairfax County with a location in Arlington, Rick appraises houses in all of Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Rick writes about real estate appraisals, appraisal issues, seller and buyer issues, local neighborhoods and market areas, real estate agent tips, steps to understanding a home's value, and much more.
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