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Need an appraisal in Kennesaw or Cobb County?

The top seven reasons why Georgia homeowners need JRW International Inc. :

  1. Pre-listing appraisals (whether they're selling the home themselves or using a real estate agent)
  2. To challenge a property tax assessment in Georgia
  3. To lower their mortgage payments by removing PMI
  4. To reinstate your Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
  5. Review another appraiser's report for verification
  6. In the case of a divorce in the state of Georgia, where real estate property needs to be divided
  7. To determine the true market value of a property to settle an estate
Own a home in or near Kennesaw, Georgia and need help deciding the value of it? Contact JRW International Inc. .

We at JRW International Inc. understand the unique needs of a customer in need of appraisal services. Our regular business clients get the appraisal process and the standard reporting formats. Being a homeowner that ordinarily doesn't look at appraisals every day, you can expect extra guidance and explanations through the appraisal process to more fully understand what we do and how we present our findings.

For Sale by Owner/Pre-Listing Services

Since you have an emotional attachment to your own house, it's often very hard to be objective about it. The professional appraisers at JRW International Inc. will tell you what you need to know -- not just what you want to hear. We are objective. A professional appraisal is very important as a negotiating tool once you have an interested buyer, in addition to helping you set a realistic selling price so your property will attract interested buyers. The appraisal is something concrete to show your buyer. The appraisal is an independent third party's opinion of your house's value, not just how much you think your home is worth. Potential buyers know you have an emotional attachment to your home and will be much more likely to give credibility to an accomplished appraiser's value judgement than yours.

Challenging property tax assessments

Your local tax assessor may have your home overvalued if you live in a local area that is declining. That means you're paying more taxes than you should. The quicker 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 a professional appraisal from JRW International Inc. is your best weapon.

Appraisals to remove PMI

Getting the PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) removed from your mortgage loan is a fashionable way to cut costs for homeowners. Your monthly payments will go down once your mortgage loan amount is down below 80% of the value of your house. In most cases you can apply to a lender to have the PMI canceled from your loan. JRW International Inc. is qualified in helping folks just like you get rid of unwanted PMI insurance.

Recently got a freeze to your HELOC?

Your lender may make the decision to automatically freeze your home equity line of credit (HELOC) if your house is in or near a declining area -- even if your specific property has not declined in value. This can be troublesome from a cash flow point of view, and detrimental to your credit score since it may appear as though that credit line is maxed out. An expert appraisal from JRW International Inc. can help you reinstate your HELOC.

We Also Offer Field and Desktop Appraisal Review Services

Have you just gotten a copy of your appraisal and you'd prefer to have a seasoned professional double-check it for precision or do you need a second opinion without the charge and delay of waiting for a whole new appraisal? In a field review we will go out and check the subject and comparables. Or, if you need it in a rush, we can provide you with a desk review and verify as many facts as we can, using online data sources as well as our own files.

We can also provide a retrospective review of any appraisal you may have had in the past. While typically requested by banks, you may want to employ this service if you suspect mortgage fraud related to your house.