Honesty and Integrity: MARC ANTHONY GIZZI APPRAISAL & CONSULTING
We think of our job as a profession. The rigors of becoming a licensed appraiser have become more difficult than ever before. So it goes without question in this day and age that real estate appraisal can unquestionably be considered a profession rather than a trade. In our field, as with any profession, we must follow strict ethical considerations.
For an appraiser the primary obligation is to their client. Typically, for a standard residential appraisal, the appraiser's client is the lender ordering the appraisal. Appraisers are required to only disclosing information to their clients, and as a homeowner, if you require to review an appraisal report, you should get it through your lender. Other responsibilities also include, accurate figures appropriate to the scope of the report, acquiring and keeping a particular level of competency and education, and of course, the appraiser must behave in a professional manner. Here at MARC ANTHONY GIZZI APPRAISAL & CONSULTING, we take these ethical responsibilities very seriously.
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There are some scenarios in which appraisers will have fiduciary responsibilities to third parties, including homeowners, both buyers and sellers, or others. Those third parties normally are listed in the appraisal assignment itself. An appraiser's fiduciary roll is restricted to those parties who the appraiser is aware of, based on the scope of work or other written parameters of the assignment.
There are also ethical standards that have nothing to do with whom we share information. For example, appraisers must keep their work files for at least five years - at MARC ANTHONY GIZZI APPRAISAL & CONSULTING you can rest assured that we adhere to that rule.
We require the highest ethical standards possible from ourselves. Working on assignments that contingency fees is never an option. That is, we don't agree to do an appraisal report and collect payment on the contingency of the loan closing. We don't do assignments on percentage fees. That is perhaps the appraisal industries most important rule, because it would tend to make appraisers raise the value of homes or properties to increase their paycheck. We don't do that. Other improper practices may be defined by state law or professional societies that the appraiser belongs.
The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) also defines a violation in ethics as the acceptance of an assignment that is contingent on "the reporting of a pre-determined result (e.g., opinion of value)," "a direction in assignment results that favors the cause of the client," "the amount of a value opinion," as well as other situations. We follow these rules to the letter which means you can rest easy knowing we are going above and beyond to provide an unbiased determination of the home or property value.
With MARC ANTHONY GIZZI APPRAISAL & CONSULTING, you won't have any doubts that you're receiving 100 percent ethical, professional service.