Any item that affects the value of your home is subject to having its picture taken. The items an appraiser takes pictures of can be things within the house and outside of the house as well as things that are located next to or across the street to your house. 1. Pictures of the various rooms […]
Stuck in the office on Presidents’ Day? You’re not alone! Norman Hubbard is open for business today and we’re ready to help you with all your appraisal needs!
Before you head out for Presidents’ Day weekend, be sure to send us your appraisal orders so we can start setting up inspections and you can just sit back and enjoy! We got your back!!! Here are some Presidents’ Day Fun Facts: 1. Although George Washington helped plan the nation’s new capital city that was named for […]
This Week in History! 1. On February 14, 278 A.D. Emperor Claudius banned all marriages and engagements in Rome. A Roman priest, Valentine, realizing the injustice of the decree, defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. When Valentine’s actions were discovered, Claudius ordered that he be put to death. 2. […]
At Norman Hubbard, we’re always looking for ways to serve you better. With this in mind, please read the following: To expedite your appraisal and prevent any possible delays, please include/attach the following documents when you place an order: Contract of Sale / Purchase Agreement Condo / Coop Questionnaire Any HOA Information FHA Case# & […]
We rounded up our picks for interesting articles for the week: Consumers More Optimistic About Housing More Americans are showing optimism toward their personal finances and the housing market. In particular, Americans are more upbeat about home prices, home selling, their rising household incomes, and they’re less scared about losing their jobs. For more click here. The […]
1. Does the appraiser know the price stated in the sales contract? A: Yes, the appraiser is always supplied with the sales contract which lists the Buyers, Sellers, sales price and any sales concessions or special amendments to the contract. An appraiser must have a contract that is signed by both parties before he can submit […]
We dug up some really cool fun facts about Oklahoma! How many did you know?! 1. The name “Oklahoma” comes from the Choctaw words: “okla” meaning people and “humma” meaning red, so the state’s name literally means “red people.” 2. Twisters stretching more than a mile wide and traveling upwards of 200 miles per hour wreak […]
Sick toddler needed a liver, so her new nanny donated part of hers Kiersten Miles had only been nannying for three weeks when she decided to donate a part of her liver to a baby girl with a rare, life-threatening disease. Almost immediately, Miles said, she knew she wanted to see if she could do it. […]
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