Key Differences Between Appraisals and Home Inspections

Some consumers confuse the role of appraisers with that of home inspectors. But important differences exist between the services offered by those professionals.

Money vs. maintenance

Appraisals are completed to provide a credible, reliable opinion of a property’s value. Inspections are performed to give prospective homebuyers insight into a home’s plumbing, electrical, roof and other features to help determine its condition.

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