Maximize Your Car’s Worth: The Ultimate Guide to Using a Diminished Value Estimator

If you’ve been in a car accident that wasn’t your fault you should familiarize yourself with diminished value, or DV. DV is the inevitable loss in market value your vehicle will incur as a result of...
Maximizing Your Claim: The Role of Auto Appraisers Near You

Maximizing Your Claim: The Role of Auto Appraisers Near You

Car insurance companies are in the business of making money. Shocker. They may say they have your best interest at heart, but if you have ever been in a car accident and tried to contest their settlement offer or make a diminished value claim, you’ve seen firsthand...

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What does an automobile diminished value appraiser do?

What does an automobile diminished value appraiser do?

Diminished value refers to the difference in the market value of a vehicle before a wreck versus what it’s worth after a wreck - because being in an accident almost always devalues a car significantly. A diminished value appraiser provides a report evaluating the...

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7 Tips from a Lemon Law Expert

7 Tips from a Lemon Law Expert

What Is a Lemon Law? Lemon Laws are laws in place to help protect consumers who have unknowingly purchased a defective vehicle. The defect can be something affecting the vehicle’s safety, performance, or resale value. As with many other things, Lemon Laws vary from...

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Secrets of a Diminished Value Appraiser

Secrets of a Diminished Value Appraiser

Wanna talk secrets? Diminished value is a secret insurance companies would love to keep. While they more or less dutifully pay out to fix your car after an accident, they don’t want to tell you that you may also be able to claim diminished value and collect a whole...

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How to Get a Total Loss Appraisal

How to Get a Total Loss Appraisal

If you have filed an insurance claim after a wreck, a claims adjuster will assess the damage and decide whether it’s fixable and how much it would cost. Insurance companies usually deem a car a total loss if repairs will cost more than the vehicle is worth.  In total...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Diminished Value Recovery

How to Get the Most Out of Your Diminished Value Recovery

Want to know how to get the most out of your diminished value (DV) claim? Here’s the answer in three words: expert auto appraisal. If you’ve been the victim of an accident in which your high end vehicle sustained damage, the only way to recover the maximum value of...

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What to do if You Think You Are a Victim of Dealer Fraud

What to do if You Think You Are a Victim of Dealer Fraud

Buying a late model used car can be a savvy way to save money on an excellent vehicle, but what if the vehicle that was represented to you as clean or even certified turns out to be a lemon? What if it was previously damaged and the dealer didn’t disclose that? Or...

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