Are Appraisal Waivers Good News or Bad News?

Long Beach Press-Telegram, Oct. 10, 2019–Jeff Lazerson
On the one hand, you save money on appraisal fees. On the other, you could be paying too much to refinance your loan without confirmation of your home’s value. If your home is worth more – meaning you have more equity in your property–your rate and costs can be lower.