Definitions for "appraiser"
A person qualified by education, training, and experience to provide appraisals. also called evaluator.
One who appraises; esp., a person appointed and sworn to estimate and fix the value of goods or estates.
A certified professional who performs an assessment of a property to establish the current market value. Market value may be above or below the purchase price although in the majority of cases, it is the same.
A person who evaluates the cost of property based on what it would cost to restore it to the condition it was in prior to a loss.
In insurance, a specialist that evaluates the size and cost of an object, such as jewelry or art; or the extent of damage based on a claim. Often works with a claims adjuster.
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terms Have you heard an appraiser use any of these terms? Did you just hear an appraiser use it and you want to know what it means
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With commercial loans the lender always initiates the appraisal. In the event that the borrower already has a completed appraisal, find out if it was done by a MAI. MAI stands for Member, American Institute. It is the highest distinction of all commercial appraisers and most lenders will accept the appraisal. Anything less will most likely have to be ordered again by the lender or investor.
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one who provides the appraisal.