How to Handle a Bad Appraisal

How to Handle a Bad Appraisal

If a real estate appraisal comes in too low, it doesn’t necessarily mean the appraiser made a mistake- but it might.


The following is a short video explaining what to do if you actually A few months ago, we did a post on how to spot a bad real estate appraisal.  The following short video explains how to formally present your concerns and questions to coerce the appraiser to take a second look.  We’ve also put together some simple fill-in-the-blank templates to make this process as easy as possible- download links can be found at the bottom of the page.



Challenging a Bad Real Estate Appraisal Templates: Template 1 Template 2


Washington Appraiser

Jonathan Montgomery Founder and President of the The Real Estate Appraisal Group.He has been a real estate professional since 1998. He’s been a broker, and investor and now serves as an appraiser.  He currently works as an appraiser, doing real estate appraisals in Washington D.C., Southern Maryland, and Northern Virginia.



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  1. Hi Jonathan — I want to watch the video on what to do if there’s a bad appraisal — your screen says I should sign in — sorry, but I don’t see where I’m supposed to sign in. Can you give me some help with this? Many thanks, Karen Maury Kare


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