Is your appraiser certified?
In this business we've found the following:
Actual certified car appraisers by an independant organization.
Appraisers that certify themselves and certify their own field inspectors.
Certified in something other than car appraisals.
Ambiguous language about certification.
Appraisers that were once certified, but are no longer current.
Insurance adjusters performing appraisals.
Please ask any appraiser to furnish their:
CV and Certification of the Appraiser writing the report.
CV and Certification of the field rep inspecting the car.
A Sample Appraisal.
List of past clients served.