This post on appraisal problems and appraisal solutions is from Alabama but it sounds like most of it applies perfectly to Arizona appraisal problems as well.

Appraisal Problems

  1. Appraiser did not include my updates
  2. Appraiser did not know my area
  3. The recent FSBO sale down the street was not included in my appraisal
  4. Appraiser did not come into my house

Appraisal Solutions

CLICK HERE to go to the original post and see the proposed solutions.

Have you had a problem with an appraisal? Please talk about it in a comment below.

FYI, it’s been my experience that Arizona appraisals done for refi loans come in a lot lower than appraisals done for purchase loans but I don’t quite have the “why” figured out. Is it because Arizona appraisers just want to make their clients happy?