Fannie Mae’s market value definition and what it means to an appraiser Jan. 2010 by Carlton Mitchell Certified Residential Appraiser in Maryland and Virginia. The market value definition is pre-written in FNMA’s appraisal forms.  Here is the market value definition: DEFINITION OF MARKET VALUE: Th...
Warm weather is coming next week which is a good time to walk around your property and start writing your spring outdoor cleaning and maintenance list. Take note of any patio settlement, deck cracking or warping, loose gutters, over grown tree/bushes, soil erosion, peeling paint, missing window o...
Pressure Washing Do's & Don'ts Maryland & Virginia Deck installation, Deck Power Washing, Deck Staining, Siding Cleaning, Pressure Washing Services and Painting Many homeowners don't realize the skills needed to properly clean a home's exterior. The assumption is that the ho...
Proper preparation and cleans lines reflect a successful paint job. At Grimmett Contracting we provide meticulous painting at affordable rates. Replacing rotten wood, sanding, drywall repair and scraping are a must on every job with an aged finish. You can count on us to complete the job in a tim...
Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house"? There are generally two options regarding the house - it can be sold and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should order an appraisal of the residence. Divorc...
Slowing the process of deck cracking and structural integrity loss are the two main benefits from a deck beautification process such as deck cleaning and oil stain application. Carlton Cleans provides Maryland deck cleaning in the following areas Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Rockville, Silver ...
Electricity is an essential part of our lives. However, it has the potential to cause great harm. Electrical systems will function almost indefinitely, if properly installed and not overloaded or physically abused. Electrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 485 Americans each year and injur...
Buying a home?  The process can be stressful.  A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but it often has the opposite effect.  You will be asked to absorb a lot of information over a short time.  This often includes a written report, checklist, photographs, environmental reports, ...
 1) General search parameters statistically compiled are not as reliable as a specific market segments defined and compiled.  For example, a few market segments may increase the average and median sold price while others are declining.  In a larger market view the declining market segments may be...
Carlton Mitchell and Patrick Barbe started Pro View Inspections to bring years of real estate valuation, structural engineering, soil science and home improvement experience to consumers involved real estate purchase transactions.   Our mission is to provide a reasonably priced inspection with qu...

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