Attention homeowners: Real estate appraisal services for in Mapleton and Utah County

See the top 7 reasons Utah homeowners use Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc.:

  1. Get a pre-listing appraisal (whether you're using a real estate agent or selling the home on your own)
  2. Challenge property tax assessments
  3. To lower their monthly mortgage payment by removing PMI
  4. Reinstate your Home Equity Line of Credit (or HELOC)
  5. To review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. If property needs to be divided because of a divorce
  7. To settle an estate in Utah county or Utah by determining the true market value of the property in question
Own a house in or near Mapleton, Utah and need help determining the value of it? Contact Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc..

We at Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc. understand the individual needs of a consumer in need of appraisal services. While our typical clients understand the appraisal process and standard reporting formats, you as a consumer will get extra customer service in the form of an explanation of the process and even special consumer-friendly reporting forms if the assignment allows for them.

For Sale by Owner/Pre-Listing Services

Since you have an emotional attachment to your house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. Our professional appraisers at Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc. are objective. We won't just tell you what you want to hear, we'll tell you what you need to know. In addition to helping you set a realistic price to sell at so your home will attract buyers, a professional appraisal is very important as a negotiating tool once you have an attainable buyer. It gives you something tangible to show your buyer. It's an independent third party's opinion of your property's value, and not just how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers assume you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be much more likely to give credibility to an experienced appraiser's value assessment than yours.

Challenge property tax assessments

Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if you live in an area that is going down. That means you are probably paying more taxes than you should. The faster you take care of a matter like this, the better, since your property assessment may likely go up again in the next period. When contesting your property tax assessment, getting an appraisal from Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc. is your chief weapon.

Need to cancel PMI?

An attractive way to cut expenses for homeowners is to get the PMI canceled from their mortgage loan, thus saving them money on their monthly payments. PMI stands for "Private Mortgage Insurance". Once your mortgage loan is down below 80% of the value of your property, in most cases you can apply to a lender to have the PMI eliminated from your loan, which will make your monthly payments go down. We are veterans in helping customers just like you dismiss unwanted and unneeded PMI insurance.

Was your HELOC recently frozen?

Your lender may just decide to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is in a declining area -- even if your specific property has not declined in value. Not only can this be inconvenient from a cash flow angle, but it can be harmful to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. Darrel Clark & Associates, Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

We Also Offer Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Do you need a seasoned expert to double-check your appraisal for accuracy, or do you want a second opinion without the charge and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? In a field review we'll go out and check the subject and comparables in question. Or, if you're in a rush, we can provide desk review and verify as many facts as we can, using online data sources as well as our own files.

Do you need a retrospective review of an appraisal? We can assist you. While typically requested by banks, you may need to make use of this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your home.