You may think that desktop appraisals were just an occasional anomaly during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the GSEs have been experimenting with desktop valuations for years. Fannie and Freddie are getting very comfortable with these types of valuations, so knowing how to navigate these appraisals is going to be important for appraisers and agents alike.

Read this Texas REALTOR® magazine article by Plano appraiser Brent Bowen to learn what properties are eligible, how to prepare, and more.