House Appraisal and Defining Your Expectations Expecting the unexpected is something that brings fears and anxieties to you. During home appraisals mixed feelings arise and your wild imagination can even give you a heart attack. But, if you manage to get good appraisals, then it will be like winning the jackpot price in the lottery. Every single detail matters during home appraisal. Is your home clean enough? Are there parts of the house that require immediate repairs and renovations? If problems are encountered then, expect a low rating or failed score during home appraisal. This is not good news though. You have to impress your home inspector as much as possible because good appraisals yield good results. If you are planning to move to a new home then you have to get a good deal from your old home. You have to make it as marketable as possible and performing well during home appraisal is the key. This way, you will be able to increase the value of your home. If the appraisal asks you to make improvements, so be it-as it is just one of the practices in home appraisals. This way, inspectors can properly assign a good market value to your home and you can use this as your asset or a very good investment property, too.