Appraisal? What is it and are they that big of a deal? UMMM... YES!
So you have gotten the home renovated, repaired, and ready for sale. You decide on a price based on what the current market is doing. The real estate agent gets it staged, photographed, and listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS for short) for the world to see. You get potential Buyers to book showings and come and look. They fall in love, make an offer, and the offer gets accepted. GREAT! (Tired already?) In our world, at this point in the game we like to call it